Georgia, four other states get one-year ESEA exten...
by Staff Reports
07:11 PM, Thursday, July 31
President Barack Obama’s administration Thursday announced five states — Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and South Carolina — have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Educati...

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