Juneau has emphasized graduation and teacher evaluation during her tenure, during which she's also said no to a waiver from NCLB but yes to a speaking spot at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
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November 04, 2015
November 04, 2015
The answer may well be yes, if you consider a report by the National Council of Teacher Quality, an advocacy organization that likes the idea of more rigorous evaluations.
November 03, 2015
States will continue crafting and implementing accountability systems that build on nine basic principles outlined by state education leaders way back in 2011, chiefs say.
October 30, 2015
It's hard to imagine that Washington State—which is back under NCLB and not loving it—isn't feeling a little sore these days.
October 22, 2015
The states are: Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
October 08, 2015
The toughest issue in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act? Finding the sweet spot on accountability.
September 29, 2015
Earlier this year, the Lone Star State essentially seemed to be daring U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to pull its flexibility.
September 18, 2015
South Dakota and the U.S. Department of Education are disagreeing about the state's educator evaluation plans and what they should mean for its NCLB waiver.
September 08, 2015
Every one of the 42 states that has a waiver applied for renewal, and most have already gotten the green light to hang onto their flexibility for at least one more year. Still waiting in the wings: Colorado, Louisiana, and Texas.
September 02, 2015
The administration has quietly allowed more than a dozen waiver states until Obama's last year in office to fully put in place teacher-evaluation systems based on test scores.