The bill would allow states and districts to funnel federal resources into rethinking the number and types of tests they require.
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December 09, 2014
December 02, 2014
Provisions to expand charter schools and reduce accountability requirements are likely to be part of the package when the GOP tackles renewal of the NCLB law next year.
November 18, 2014
At least one state that never sought the flexibility from NCLB's mandates is contemplating getting in on the waiver action: Nebraska.
November 11, 2014
Ahead of the U.S. Department of Education's No Child Left Behind waiver guidance, expected this week, Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and Democrats who represent majority-minority districts are urging Education Secretary Arne Duncan to ensure the academic achievement of all students.
November 04, 2014
With a Republican wave in the midterm elections, conservatives clinch control over the U.S. Senate.
October 30, 2014
Some states are trying out ACT and SAT in their accountability systems, but there are limits to this approach.
October 29, 2014
Big suburban superintendents want new kinds of tests and the option to test less frequently.
October 28, 2014
A coalition of groups calls for a rethinking of school accountability, releasing a document long on vision but short on details.
October 24, 2014
Civil rights and advocacy groups want the U.S. Department of Education to hold states renewing their No Child Left Behind Act waivers accountable for low-income students, minorities, English-language learners, and students with disabilities.
October 23, 2014
New Hampshire wants to cut the frequency of state-wide summative tests in a handful of districts, in favor of performance-based tests.