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Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Virginia’s NCLB waiver request needs work, says Education Department

To opt out of key parts of No Child Left Behind, Virginia must beef up its accountability plan, government says.

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Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Virginia seeks No Child Left Behind waiver

If Education Secretary Arne Duncan grants Virginia’s request, schools will no longer be required to ensure that all students are proficient in math and reading by 2014.

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Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 12/06/2011

In Fairfax, math gains tempered by static science scores

Fairfax students have made great strides in math and language arts, but science and history scores are static.

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