The compromise gives states acres of new running room on accountability, while holding firm on NCLB's requirement for annual testing and data on at-risk students.
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November 19, 2015
November 12, 2015
The latest Education Department report on the federal School Improvement Grant program paints an uneven picture of SIG's impact, just as Congress is about to decide its fate.
November 11, 2015
Lawmakers in both parties—but especially Republicans—are really unhappy with the way Duncan and Company used Race to the Top, and especially, waivers from many of the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act.
November 10, 2015
Title I aid, the largest single federal grant program for public schools, is at the center of many of them, but it's not the only horse on the race track.
November 04, 2015
Even though both the House and Senate ESEA bills keep annual tests, they go very different ways on a lot of other assessment issues.
November 03, 2015
States will continue crafting and implementing accountability systems that build on nine basic principles outlined by state education leaders way back in 2011, chiefs say.
November 02, 2015
Teachers, school administrators, principals and state officials have launched a digital ad campaign asking lawmakers to finish work to reauthorize the ESEA.
October 30, 2015
It's hard to imagine that Washington State—which is back under NCLB and not loving it—isn't feeling a little sore these days.
October 29, 2015
Some of the biggest achievement gaps are found in schools that are performing well otherwise, a CAP analysis finds.
October 27, 2015
In theory at least, the deal could create more time for GOP Rep. Paul Ryan, the presumptive next House speaker, to focus on other legislation, including ESEA reauthorization.