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  • "The states that have been granted waivers now have to deliver on their promises by challenging their schools and, simultaneously, providing the supports they'll need to meet the challenge," said Amy Wilkins, vice president for government affairs at the Education Trust, a D.C.-based advocacy group.

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  • "Today is the beginning, not the end of a new chapter in American education. How it ends will have much more to do with the actions of the adults involved than with the abilities of our nation's students, who will soar if given the opportunity," she said.

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