Thursday, February 16, 2012

No child left behind

  • SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico is becoming the latest state to free itself from an unpopular federal system of rating public schools.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • [Click the video above to watch Dorns interview with KING 5 Morning News.] SEATTLE -- Washingtons application for a waiver from the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Law will focus on efforts to close the states achievement gap.
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  • During a recent press release, in response to the increasingly unrealistic No Child Left Behind law, President Barak Obama declared, We cant wait.
  • (madison)
  • February 10, 2012 (WASHINGTON) -- It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind. The goal was lofty: Get all children up to par in math and reading by 2014. But the nation isnt getting there, and now some states are getting out.
  • (Abc Local Web)
  • WASHINGTON — House Republicans are pushing ahead with a plan to update the federal No Child Left Behind education law by shifting more control to states and school districts.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Local educators are hoping the much reviled No Child Left Behind Act can be left behind in Pennsylvania.
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  • AUGUSTA, GA. --- After a decade under No Child Left Behind, Georgia schools are the first in the country to transition to a new system. No Child Left Behind is getting the boot in Georgia schools.
  • (WRDW-TV)
  • Schools across America now have entered a new era. After four years of a stalled debate over renewing the No Child Left Behind Act, the Obama administration has set sail from the accountability law.
  • (Post-Star)
  • The Michigan Department of Education is applying for waivers from the No Child Left Behind law that would, among other things, allow the state to set proficiency goals for each school.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • Just as conservatives hate Obamacare and gay rights activists loathe Don't Ask Don't Tell, so teachers and principals get apoplectic over No Child Left Behind (or NCLB).
  • (Forbes)

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