How states will be held accountable for their No Child Left Behind waiver is one of the key questions going forward.
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February 08, 2013
February 07, 2013
A new report identifies four big issues with the No Child Left Behind waivers.
February 05, 2013
In a letter to congressional leaders, 10 state and local government groups grew more critical of the Obama administration's waivers granted under the No Child Left Behind Act.
January 08, 2013
The Senate Education committee is likely to hold an oversight hearing on the NCLB waivers, which so far haven't gotten much formal congressional scrutiny.
January 04, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said California's request for an NCLB waiver does not meet the "high bar" needed for a waiver.
October 17, 2012
Idaho joins 33 other states plus the District of Columbia that have designed their own accountability systems under waivers from No Child Left Behind that have been granted by the U.S. Department of Education.
October 16, 2012
When setting goals new goals for schools and groups of at-risk students as part of the No Child Left Behind waiver process, what should matter more: proficiency rates six years from now, or the rate of growth?
October 03, 2012
The Center on Education Policy has two new reports pinpointing trouble spots in implementation of waiver plans under the No Child Left Behind Act.
September 06, 2012
Until now, Texas had been noncommittal about whether to seek flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act from the U.S. Department of Education.
August 29, 2012
Virginia has agreed to revise its annual academic targets to make more progress on closing the achievement gap after a firestorm of publicity surrounded its No Child Left Behind waiver plan.