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Special-education shift labels state as 'needs assistance'

Posted: June 25, 2014 at 5:42 a.m.

The U.S. Education Department is paying more attention to whether special-education students achieve academically, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Tuesday. The change in standards placed Arkansas and 35 other states and territories in the department's "needs assistance" category.

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