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December 22, 2014

How Are States Progressing When It Comes to Teacher Distribution?

The U.S. Department of Education gave education researchers a special holiday present: Reams upon reams of state and district level data on the equitable distribution of teachers.

December 17, 2014

Some Waiver States May Be Able to Pause Accountability Systems This Year

Waiver states that are rolling out brand new assessments this school year may not have to worry about federal consequences stemming from the tests.

December 08, 2014

Louisiana Gets No Child Left Behind Waiver Extension

The approval comes with a number of asterisks, although none of them seem to be related to the turmoil in the Pelican State over the Common Core State Standards.

December 04, 2014

A Look at How One State Is Using Its NCLB Waiver to Close Gaps

Minnesota's emphasis on closing the achievement gap between high-achieving white students and poor and minority students seems to be reaping early rewards.

November 25, 2014

Seven States Put on NCLB Waiver-Renewal Fast Track

Florida, Kentucky, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia have been tapped to renew their waivers through an expedited process, the department said Tuesday.

November 24, 2014

Oklahoma Is Reclaiming Its No Child Left Behind Act Waiver

The Sooner State was the second state to lose its NCLB waiver after Washington state, and now is the first state to reclaim a lost NCLB waiver.

November 18, 2014

Will Nebraska Apply for a No Child Left Behind Act Waiver?

At least one state that never sought the flexibility from NCLB's mandates is contemplating getting in on the waiver action: Nebraska.

November 17, 2014

What Are Arne Duncan's 'Lines in the Sand' When it Comes to NCLB Renewal?

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan would like to see annual state assessments remain at the core of any reauthorization of NCLB, said state chiefs who participated in a Q-and-A in San Diego.

November 14, 2014

Education Department Extends New Mexico's NCLB Waiver

The U.S. Department of Education continues its trend of extending states' No Child Left Behind Act waivers even if they haven't completely taken care of everything cited in their monitoring reports.

November 13, 2014

Ed. Dept. to Give Some Waiver States Fast Track to Longer Renewal

States seeking to keep their NCLB law waivers will have to do more to show how they plan to identify and intervene in low-performing schools, but won't have to give data showing their new systems are improving student achievement, new U.S. Department of Education guidance says.

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