Big Stories Of The Day (Monday April 30)
Hillary Clinton Critical of NCLB Before State Teachers Union EdWeek
Sen. Clinton voted in favor of the No Child Left Behind law in 2001. As a formal presidential candidate since January, she has yet to release any detailed proposals for overhauling the law, which is due for reauthorization this year.
No Child Left Behind foes fear $600M loss AZ Daily Star
Lawmakers agreed Wednesday that while it might be a good idea for Arizona to opt out of mandates required by the No Child Left Behind act, giving up more than half a billion dollars in federal funding is not a good idea.
Reports On School Crimes Are Rare Washington Post
In this era of heightened concern about school safety, few Washington area school systems regularly report school violence.