In this April 30, 2014 photo, teacher Erin Kling looks on at upper right as her pre-kindergarten students use a calendar to identify shapes, at Stafford Elementary School in Tacoma, Wash. The U.S. ... more 
In this April 30, 2014 photo, teacher Erin Kling looks on at upper right as her pre-kindergarten students use a calendar to identify shapes, at Stafford Elementary School in Tacoma, Wash. The U.S. Department of Education announced in early April that Washington was losing its waiver from the restrictions of the No Child Left Behind law, which will cause state school districts to lose their say in how about $40 million in formerly flexible funding is used for education, including the formation of two pre-K classes at Stafford. (AP Photo/Ted Warren) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ted Warren
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