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Feb. 22, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

No Child Funding

Low-performing schools in our region could be seeing more funding.

The state of Missouri is asking for a waiver from some of the requirements of the federal no child left behind law. If approved, the money would go to the lowest-performing buildings with a focus on better learning. Margie Vandeven with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary education says there would be a push toward improvement, not just proficiency.

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Just 11 states have been given no child left behind waivers from the federal government.