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Gov. Bev Perdue says NC preparing to ask feds for waiver of requirements set by No Child Left Behind education law

Gov. Bev Perdue said North Carolina will ask the federal government to waive No Child Left Behind requirements for its public schools — 56 percent of which in Western North Carolina and 72.3 percent of which statewide didn’t make Adequate Yearly Progress in 2010-2011 under the statute’s grading system.