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States Unsure of Federal School Mandates

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States Unsure of Federal School Mandates

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States Unsure of Federal School Mandates

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A growing number of states are alarmed by requirements of the two-year-old federal education law known as the No Child Left Behind Act. Educators say the law's ratings system is incoherent, and that it has undermined parents' confidence in too many schools. NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports.