Now that Oklahoma's institutions of higher education have given its standards the OK, the Sooner State has suddenly found itself in a position to regain NCLB flexibility.
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October 16, 2014
October 15, 2014
State school chiefs and urban district leaders committed to eliminating redundant tests, but they also made clear that they will not back away from annual standardized testing.
October 06, 2014
The administration last week released an NCLB snap shot of sorts, looking at where states were during the 2011-12 school year.
October 03, 2014
Should we test students less often? Who is making money off of Common Core tests? What should states have to do to renew their waivers? For the answers, check out these good reads.
September 23, 2014
A new study shows that NCLB's accountability system may not be as bad as some people think.
September 19, 2014
Under Rep. Steve Israel's new bill, the federal role in federal testing would shrink.
September 15, 2014
That means the districts—including Fresno, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, Sanger, and Santa Ana Unified School Districts—have some work to do if they want to keep their waiver in the 2015-16 school year and beyond.
September 05, 2014
Unlike many states who have received waiver extensions lately, the letters for both the Volunteer State and the nation's capitol have absolutely no caveats.
August 18, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education's assistant secretary for K-12 addresses the promise and pitfalls of the No Child Left Behind Act waivers.
August 15, 2014
Are teachers ready for Common Core? What happens to the "reform" movement without Michelle Rhee heading up StudentsFirst? Dig into these questions in the Friday Reading List.