No Child Left Behind waiver gives schools flexibility
"If we were to use the formula that is currently in place, states all over the country would be experiencing high levels of schools failing," she added.
It also allows schools "greater discretion" in how schools use Title 1 funds to support individual school needs.
The education reforms will be implemented at all of the state's 468 public elementary and secondary schools — including charter schools. Of these, 224 receive Title 1 funds.
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