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On National Teacher Day, "let us ensure our educators know how much we value their service in the classroom," Obama said.
One of the most welcomed provisions of the Every Student Succeed Act is the removal of Adequate Yearly Progress, which imposed rigid and narrow measures for school improvement. ESSA gives states the flexibility to design new accountability systems, but if educators don't have a voice in this process, cautions NEA's vice president, the new law could easily falter.
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