waiver http://wmot.org en Will No Child Waiver Boost Teacher Morale? http://wmot.org/post/will-no-child-waiver-boost-teacher-morale <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) &mdash; Gov. Bill Haslam says he hopes Tennessee&#39;s waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind education law boosts teacher morale.</p><p>President Barack Obama announced yesterday that Tennessee is among 10 states to receive the waiver.</p><p>No Child Left Behind requires all students to be proficient in reading and math by 2014, which critics say is unrealistic.</p><p>Phil Waldrop, the Associate Dean at Middle Tennessee State&rsquo;s College of Education says it&rsquo;s one less thing for teachers to worry about.</p> Sat, 11 Feb 2012 00:33:42 +0000 AP/WMOT 7202 at http://wmot.org