A draft NCLB proposal would put a strong federal focus on the lowest-performing schools and those with big achievement gaps.
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October 07, 2011
October 05, 2011
Count the National Education Association as a fan (for the most part) of the No Child Left Behind Act renewal bill put forth last month by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
September 29, 2011
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Oct. 18 plans to consider a measure reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
September 29, 2011
Based on the guidebook released by the U.S. Department of Education, peer reviewers will have to make important judgments about the quality of states' plans for waivers under No Child Left Behind.
September 28, 2011
States that can't apply for No Child Left Behind waivers by mid-February can request to keep their proficiency targets at current levels as they apply for waivers in later rounds.
September 23, 2011
So far, state schools' chiefs are welcoming the Obama administration's waiver package, even though it does come with some significant strings.
September 22, 2011
A plan unveiled today would waive key requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act, including the 2014 deadline for student proficiency in math and language arts.
September 21, 2011
A second national conference on bullying was yet another reminder of the current administration's emphasis on combating what is seen as a growing problem.
September 14, 2011
Sen. Lamar Alexander and three colleagues announced a series of bills aimed at renewing pieces of No Child Left Behind, the current version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
September 13, 2011
The U.S. House of Representatives took what has become a rare step today: It passed an education bill with broad bipartisan support. But there was still a lot of drama behind the scenes.