There are 144 amendments filed in advance of Wednesday's markup of a bill to reauthorize the ESEA. More than half are from Sen. Rand Paul.
The darling of students with disabilities in the U.S. Senate is now under fire for his proposed revision of NCLB that advocates say could allow students with disabilities to be overlooked.
Teacher evaluation has already been a sticky issue in the debate over reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. And now it's getting even stickier.
The latest ESEA renewal draft would require only districts that participate in the Teacher Incentive Fund to develop mandatory teacher evaluation systems.
The National Education Association and the America Association of School Administrators wants to put the brakes on rewrite of No Child Left Behind, at least on the bill Sen. Tom Harkin has proposed.
As part of a new No Child Left Behind, the Council of Chief State Schools Officers want more leeway in intervening in the lowest-performing schools, and in determining growth and performance targets.
The bill to be debated next week reflects "10 months of bipartisan negotiations."
Teacher evaluation is definitely an area to watch as the Senate debates a renewal of the No Child Left Behind Act.
California, New York, and Texas are among the states that did not tell the U.S. Department of Education they planned to apply for a waiver under No Child Left Behind.
Early reaction from the two national teachers' unions suggests teacher evaluation could be a sticking point.