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A new Massachusetts plan to improve public education and evaluate the success of schools has passed a critical test.

The federal Department of Education has approved the state's plan after initially pushing back. The changes are allowed under a new federal law designed to promote innovation and flexibility.

WBUR's Max Larkin joined All Things Considered to discuss the changes.

This segment aired on September 22, 2017.

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