At Education Week's "Leaders to Learn From" live event in Washington, top federal policymakers discussed their role in school improvement.
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April 01, 2014
March 18, 2014
Washington state may provide the U.S. Department of Education with its first test case of the fallout if a state loses its No Child Left Behind Act waiver.
January 08, 2014
The law hits its dozen year mark during the school year in which it specifies, that technically, all children are supposed to be proficient in reading and math.
August 15, 2013
Federal officials are threatening to revoke waivers for three states at the end of the 2013-14 school year over their failure to come up with new teacher-evaluation systems.
August 07, 2013
In light of a new tests linked to college- and career-ready standards, the U.S. Department of Education wants to rethink how it approves state tests.
August 06, 2013
Eight districts that educate 1 million students get unprecedented flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act to implement their own accountability system separate from California's.
July 29, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education continues to quietly approve and negotiate over states' teacher-evaluation systems as part of its No Child Left Behind Act waiver process.
July 19, 2013
The Republican version is almost a complete U-turn, policy-wise, from the existing federal school accountability law.
July 19, 2013
This week, the nine California districts applying for their own tailor-made NCLB waiver met with federal officials to try to seal the deal.
July 18, 2013
Conservative lawmakers won a big concession today on the teacher-evaluation portion of a bill to renew the No Child Left Behind Act.