U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's warning about the proportion of schools that would "fail" under NCLB this year if Congress didn't rewrite the law was 34 percentage points too high, says a new Center on Education Policy report.
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December 15, 2011
December 14, 2011
Check out Education Week's series of stories on what's inside the applications for No Child Left Behind waivers that 11 states have submitted so far to the U.S. Department of Education.
December 07, 2011
Montana schools' chief Denise Juneau cited the financial cost as one reason her state won't seek a waiver from No Child Left Behind.
December 02, 2011
The first round of state applications for flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act raises significant questions about the future of state-led accountability systems.
November 17, 2011
The field of 21 judges who will help decide which states get a waiver under the No Child Left Behind Act is dominated by education policy experts with deep experience working for state departments of education.
November 15, 2011
Four Race to the Top states—Georgia, Florida, Massachusetts, and Tennessee—are among the 11 trying to win the first waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act.
October 25, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education will keep secret, for now, the names of the peer reviewers who will judge states' applications for waivers under No Child Left Behind.
October 24, 2011
The Obama administration's plan to grant waivers to states from No Child Left Behind is becoming part of a broader re-election strategy that's meant to emphasize the president's action in the face of Congressional deadlock.
October 21, 2011
Sounds like the Obama administration is less than thrilled with the accountability provisions in a bill passed out of the Senate education committee yesterday.
October 20, 2011
After a long delay, the Senate education committee has just approved a bill that would rewrite the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.