For those states, results from tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards won't have an effect on school ratings, at least for the school year that just ended.
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August 28, 2015
August 21, 2015
Unlike last week's renewals, in which each state locked in generous three-year waiver extensions, this round of states secured only a one-year renewal.
August 13, 2015
Both Maine and Michigan received three-year renewals of their NCLB waivers, meaning they won't have to request another during President Barack Obama's tenure.
August 06, 2015
The states are: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Mississippi, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin.
August 05, 2015
Having trouble keeping track of which states have been renewed and which are still waiting? We've got a map for that.
July 23, 2015
Alaska, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, and Utah can keep their flexibility from mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act, no matter what happens with a pending rewrite of the law.
July 09, 2015
Delaware, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and South Carolina all had their waivers from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act approved, but some got longer waivers than others.
June 30, 2015
Under one vision, states and the federal government would set goals for student achievement, but the states would be able to use any strategies they wanted to get there.
June 18, 2015
Florida got flexibility on English Language Learners and accountability. Now at least seven other states are also asking for similar for those students.
June 08, 2015
The flexibility under the NCLB law comes with an asterisk: States will still need to set student achievement targets, known as "AMOs," for the 2014-15 school year.