The compromise agreed to by a congressional conference committee is, in many key ways, a U-turn from the much-maligned No Child Left Behind Act.
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November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Check what appears to be at least a late-stage draft of the Every Student Succeeds Act, the name of the ESEA agreement set to replace the No Child Left Behind Act.
November 20, 2015
The state's original NCLB waiver was approved in 2012 for a two-year period, and the just-approved waiver extension is for one year.
November 17, 2015
After eight years and at least three serious attempts, Congress is finally moving forward on bipartisan, bicameral legislation to rewrite the almost-universally-despised No Child Left Behind Act.
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 09, 2015
The goals here include getting more in-depth and current information on what students know and can do than the schools would with traditional summative exams, and helping students tackle material in more meaningful ways.
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 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 26, 2015
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is poised to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. What does his record indicate what he could do regarding education policy?