« Federal Government Shutdown on the Horizon? | Main | Presidential Contender, Former Va. Gov. Gilmore Oversaw State's K-12 Standards »

Which States Have NCLB Waiver Renewals? And How Long Will They Last?

A rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act may be making its way through Congress. But for now, the Obama administration's waivers are the law of the land. They're in place in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Every state with a waiver applied for renewal, and Nebraska went after the flexibility for the first time. More renewals are expected to roll out this summer.

So far, two dozen states have seen their waivers renewed for anywhere from one to four years. Four years, of course, takes us beyond the end of the Obama administration, and it's really unclear what the accountability picture will look like at that point.

Having trouble keeping track of which states have been renewed and which are still waiting? We've got a map for that. It's a work in progress, so if any state is mislabeled or any renewals are missing, please let us know. You can check out a larger, interactive version of the map here

map - waivers tn uth.PNG

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments