Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz submitted the state's application today to the U.S. Department of Education.
At stake is control over a portion of more than $200 million Indiana receives in federal education dollars each year.
If granted, the waiver will allow greater flexibility for how Indiana schools use federal education funds.
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