The U.S Department of Education could pursue financial penalties against states that are not complying with their No Child Left Behind waiver plans.
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August 19, 2013
August 15, 2013
Federal officials are threatening to revoke waivers for three states at the end of the 2013-14 school year over their failure to come up with new teacher-evaluation systems.
August 12, 2013
Forty states, the District of Columbia, and eight California districts now have waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act.
August 09, 2013
Will districts immediately pull the plug on tutoring and choice? Will a new oversight panel provide true oversight? These are among new questions raised by the latest federal waiver.
August 08, 2013
A U.S. Department of Education official said that guidance on the renewal of No Child Left Behind Act waivers is expected by the end of August.
August 06, 2013
Eight districts that educate 1 million students get unprecedented flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act to implement their own accountability system separate from California's.
August 01, 2013
In a 30-minute, wide-ranging interview, the Education Secretary didn't seem worried about any bigger implications from Indiana's grade-changing scandal.
July 31, 2013
How aggressive will the U.S. Department of Education be in monitoring state grading systems, which are central to its No Child Left Behind waiver program.
July 29, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education continues to quietly approve and negotiate over states' teacher-evaluation systems as part of its No Child Left Behind Act waiver process.
July 19, 2013
This week, the nine California districts applying for their own tailor-made NCLB waiver met with federal officials to try to seal the deal.