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Rep. George Miller Has Harsh Words for Intelligence Committees

January 24, 2014 | 7:00 am

Rep. George Miller Has Harsh Words for Intelligence Committees

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Retiring lawmaker says panels fail to provide oversight and that his successor ‘better be skeptical.’

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9 California School Districts File for ‘No Child Left Behind’ Waiver

February 28, 2013 | 12:02 pm

9 California School Districts File for ‘No Child Left Behind’ Waiver

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By Christina Hoag, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP)—Nine California school districts on Thursday filed a joint application for a waiver of stringent federal school standards, instead proposing an alternative method to measure performance. The superintendents of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Fresno, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento City, Santa Ana, Sanger and Clovis unified districts said they […]

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California’s Request For No Child Left Behind Waiver Rejected

December 26, 2012 | 12:32 pm

California’s Request For No Child Left Behind Waiver Rejected

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LOS ANGELES (AP)  California’s self-styled bid to avoid the strict requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law has failed as widely anticipated. State Superintendent Tom Torlakson said Friday that U.S. Department of Education officials informed him that they were prepared to reject the state’s waiver application, although the denial has not yet been […]

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