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California districts receive special waiver from No Child Left Behind

Eight California districts—including the mammoth Los Angeles Unified—have won a special one-year waiver from the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan after months of writing, rewriting, tweaking, and polishing what will be a first-of-its-kind reprieve from the federal education law.