States that apply for No Child Left Behind waivers must institute guidelines for teacher-evaluation systems, including consideration of student outcomes.
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September 22, 2011
September 20, 2011
Change the No Child Left Behind law in the short and long terms could erase some of the progress the law has made for students with disabilities.
September 16, 2011
The new center will aim to identify and support the most effective education technology innovations and expose them more broadly to schools across the country.
September 14, 2011
A bill to be introduced by Republican senators takes aim at the "highly qualified" teacher requirements in the No Child Left Behind Act.
September 09, 2011
A federal committee wants more done to ensure children and adults subjected to restraints or seclusion are kept safe.
September 06, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education has issued new rules about how states and school districts should work with infants and toddlers with disabilities.
August 24, 2011
For the next round of the federal Teacher Incentive Fund grants, the U.S. Department of Education plans to make some alternations to program, officials said this week at a meeting of TIF grantees.
August 12, 2011
The delay raises questions about whether such penalties for states that cut education spending without federal approval are meaningful.
July 22, 2011
A new bill proposes the federal government live up to its promise to pay 40 percent of the costs of educating students with disabilities.
June 28, 2011
The FCC has loosened some requirements while tightening others around the $2.25 billion dollar federal technology subsidy program.