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President Barack Obama gestures towards sixth grade student Keiry Herrera of Graham Road Elementary School in Fairfax, Va., as he speaks about No Child Left Behind Reform, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Obama: States can opt out of 'No Child Left Behind'

WASHINGTON -- Nearly everyone agrees the fix needs fixing. The No Child Left Behind law that was supposed to improve American education has left schools grumbling at being labeled "failures," state officials fuming and complaints everywhere about required testing.. But President Barack Obama's response on Friday -- he's allowing


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