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Loss of No Child Left Behind waiver means schools will be labeled ‘failing’

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This fall, state education chief Randy Dorn will again ask the Legislature for dramatically increased funding to comply with the Supreme Court’s school-funding decision.

At the same time, most of the state’s parents will be receiving letters explaining that their children attend schools in failing districts.

That’s one of the consequences of a decision by the federal government Thursday to revoke the state’s waiver from the No Child Left Behind law.

“In September, I’m going to send a message out…

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