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Document Number: 9486

Federal Compliance Works Against Education Policy Goals - Key points the authors make in this study include: (1) Federal compliance rules can stifle innovation and hinder federal programs from reaching their goal of increased student achievement; (2) States often impose more restrictive rules than the federal law requires; and (3) Congress and education policymakers should clarify and streamline these requirements so schools can focus less on compliance and more on raising student achievement. (American Enterprise Institute, July 2011)...

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