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January 25, 2012

Business, Civil Rights Groups Blast Kline's NCLB Proposal

A top GOP lawmaker's plan for rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act amounts to a "rollback" of the law, 38 business, civil rights, and other advocacy organizations said in a letter sent to its author this week.

January 25, 2012

Harkin, Miller to Education Secretary: Set a High Bar for Waivers

Democratic education leaders in Congress voice concern about aspects of the 11 applications states have submitted so far for flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act.

January 17, 2012

Santorum: Oops, I Voted the Wrong Way on NCLB

Sen. Rick Santorum expressed major remorse over his vote in favor of the No Child Left Behind Act.

January 11, 2012

Testing Champion Romney Sails to N.H. Victory

The former governor has the longest roster of education advisers among the GOP candidates. And he has a record in the Bay State of championing standards-based reform.

January 09, 2012

Transparency Watch: How 'Public' is NCLB Waiver Judging?

The U.S. Department of Education is refusing to make public formal feedback letters it sent to the 11 states seeking waivers under No Child Left Behind.

January 06, 2012

House GOP NCLB Proposal Would Scale Back Federal Role

House Republicans released a pair of bills today that would go the furthest of any proposal yet in dismantling the federal accountability at the heart of the decade-old No Child Left Behind Act.

January 05, 2012

CCSSO to Congress, Obama: Write a Bipartisan NCLB Bill

With Republicans on the House education committee poised to release a GOP-only bill on NCLB reauthorization, the Council of Chief State School Officers is calling on House education leaders to come together on bipartisan legislation.

January 05, 2012

House to Release Teacher, Accountability Bills This Week

The House education committee will put out draft bills this week that address the issues at the heart of the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act, teacher quality and accountability, Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., said.

December 20, 2011

State Waiver Plans: Much Work Still To Do, New Reports Say

Most states have not completed work the U.S. Department of Education wants done in conjunction with issuing waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act, according to a pair of reports from the Center on Education Policy.

December 20, 2011

Mass., Tenn. Praised in New Report on NCLB Waiver Plans

Four states were identified in a new Center for American Progress report as having key missing pieces in their NCLB waiver plans: Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Oklahoma.

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