While Minnesota's federal monitoring report is nearly flawless, Oregon and Arkansas are struggling to implement the requirements for turning around their lowest-performing schools.
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February 10, 2014
January 31, 2014
Connecticut, Mississippi, South Dakota, and Vermont got approval to avoid double-testing students, while Kentucky won a one-year delay in teacher-evaluation implementation.
January 27, 2014
While South Carolina had relatively minor problems, the U.S. Department of Education found bigger problems with No Child Left Behind Act waiver implementation in Nevada, new reports show.
January 24, 2014
The letter from 34 state superintendents caps a rising wave of concern that administering student assessments through two big multistage consortia puts student data privacy at risk.
January 15, 2014
In his state of the state speech last night, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence offered perhaps his strongest indication yet that he wants the state to drop entirely out of the common core.
January 13, 2014
After New York is dinged for not putting a list of reward schools online versus sending out a press release, some are wondering if federal officials are monitoring the right things.
January 06, 2014
Mississippi and Idaho have some of the biggest problems, according to a new wave of No Child Left Behind Act monitoring reports from the U.S. Department of Education.
December 17, 2013
New research on No Child Left Behind Act waivers finds far fewer schools being identified for interventions in waiver states, raising questions about whether the right schools are being targeted.
November 26, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education also reaffirmed that Oregon and Kansas are still in hot water with their No Child Left Behind Act waivers.
November 26, 2013
Maryland and North Carolina, both Race to the Top states, are among those that want to delay part of their teacher-evaluation implementation under their No Child Left Behind Act waivers.