Disclaimer: I know this is posted in Politics but over there impeachment is being called for which is not my intent. msnbc.com - Breaking news, science and tech news, world news, US news, local news- msnbc.com WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Thursday will free 10 states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law, giving leeway to states that promise to improve how they prepare and evaluate students, The Associated Press has learned. The first 10 states to receive the waivers are Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Tennessee. NBC News confirmed the report. No Child Left Behind Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I have my own thoughts, both positive and negative, concerning this but would like to hear other opinions.