To get its waiver, Indiana attested that it had adopted the Common Core State Standards and is participating in a testing consortium. Both are now in doubt.
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April 30, 2013
April 23, 2013
Teacher observations have also become more thorough and meaningful in most states than they used to be.
April 23, 2013
Teachers need to proactively defend their profession and resist efforts by alternative certification organizations to minimize their practice.
March 25, 2013
Will a tepid letter of support from California state officials for the CORE district waiver be enough to win federal approval?
March 06, 2013
As part of its Education Nation project, NBC News has created an interactive map highlighting states' new academic goals for schools under No Child Left Behind Act waivers.
March 05, 2013
I believe that local educators should be told what to produce, and then they should be turned loose to do it.
March 04, 2013
Nineteen states are concerned that a new federal accountability law would be disruptive, and cost more, according to a new Center on Education Policy report.
March 01, 2013
This leaves just three states that are sitting out the No Child Left Behind Act waiver process altogether: Montana, Nebraska, and Vermont.
February 26, 2013
Our achievement goals should be a national decision, not an individual state decision.
February 22, 2013
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the top Republican on the Senate education committee, is not pleased with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's talk about giving district-level waivers.