Mississippi and Nevada now have until the 2016-17 school year to get their teacher evaluation systems fully up and running.
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December 04, 2013
November 26, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education also reaffirmed that Oregon and Kansas are still in hot water with their No Child Left Behind Act waivers.
November 26, 2013
Maryland and North Carolina, both Race to the Top states, are among those that want to delay part of their teacher-evaluation implementation under their No Child Left Behind Act waivers.
November 15, 2013
U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told state chiefs that he's likely to revoke "one, two, or three" No Child Left Behind Act waivers as early as this summer.
November 14, 2013
For better or for worse, the U.S. Department of Education is making it far simpler for states to get a No Child Left Behind Act waiver extension.
November 13, 2013
States seeking extended NCLB flexibility no longer would have to come up with plans to assure that poor and minority students have equal access to effective teachers, Politics K-12 has learned.
November 05, 2013
States with waivers from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act have until Nov. 22 to ask the U.S. Department of Education for more time to tie personnel decisions to student growth.
October 30, 2013
The state risks federal grants for English-learners, turnaround schools, special education, and Title I in its clash with the U.S. Department of Education over what tests to give.
October 27, 2013
The Land of Enchantment was among the first states to get a waiver from NCLB law, so the dispute may well be a harbinger of what's to come in other states.
October 22, 2013
Three states, plus the Bureau of Indian Education, are still waiting for a response from the U.S. Department of Education on their waiver requests.