The Idaho State Department of Education is applying for flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind. The Department will submit a final waiver application to the U.S. Department of Education by February 21, 2012.
Below are two copies of the waiver. The document titled DRAFT WAIVER DOC 02 06 2012 (with track changes) illustrates all changes made to the waiver since it was originally posted for public comment. The document titled DRAFT WAIVER DOC 02 07 2012 to Board(2) (With Attachments) is the final draft containing all revisions that has been submitted to the State Board of Education for approval during their February 15-16 meeting. For a list of changes made to the ESEA Waiver based on public comments received from stakeholders throughout Idaho, please see the document titled Changes to ESEA Waiver Based on Public Comment.