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Alabama's "Plan 2020" Accepted by U.S. Department of Education

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21-June (ALSDE) -  On Friday, June 21, the United States Department of Education (USDE) granted Alabama’s waiver request to be removed from many of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) and instead use the Alabama-specific PLAN 2020 as the state’s method of measuring public school achievement. As many as 46states have submitted waivers to the USDE that would excuse them from operating under many outdated requirements of NCLB. Waiver requests in 37 other states have already been approved.

Dr. Tommy Bice, State Superintendent of Education, said the original intent of NCLB was...

See more of this news release from the Alabama State Department of Education here.

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