A school being built in the Los Angeles-area city of Maywood, California on May 17, 2006.
33 states and the District of Columbia have won waivers from the No Child Left Behind Law, and a clutch of other states have applications for waivers pending. But federal education officials have denied California's application -- meaning the state has to keep trying to meet the goals of a program many have strong doubts about. Reporter: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
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