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Arizona trapped between NCLB and a waiver – Caitlin Emma –

Arizona is preparing for the potential loss of its No Child Left Behind waiver while the Education Department reviews a final draft of the state’s school accountability system. “We are working with our school districts for all possibilities, including a return to NCLB,” Arizona State Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal told POLITICO Monday. But he said the decision is somewhat out of his hands: The state board of education ultimately will make the call.