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Area superintendents pleased to have 'No Child' waiver


WILLMAR -- A waiver from some of the requirements of federal education law was welcome news to public school superintendents in west central Minnesota, as well as across the state.

Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius called Thursday "a fresh start" for the state's children.

Minnesota and nine other states received a waiver Thursday from the No Child Left Behind federal education law.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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