Delaware, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and South Carolina all had their waivers from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act approved, but some got longer waivers than others.
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July 09, 2015
June 08, 2015
Studies released by the Education Law Center and the Leadership Conference Education Fund argue that deficits in school funding and resources have shortchanged students in many of the nation's urban and rural districts.
June 04, 2015
Back in 1998, South Carolina decided to give its new standards some bite by holding students and schools more accountable through standardized tests.
June 01, 2015
Graham was a key player among a group of GOP members of Congress that helped delay a proposed national testing plan being pushed by the Clinton administration.
March 12, 2015
A budget amendment will provide funds to develop a teacher incentive program in rural areas.
March 11, 2015
The South Carolina Board of Education adopted standards intended to replace the Common Core State Standards on March 11, after the state required new standards for the 2015-16 school year
January 27, 2015
This is the sixth year that the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has produced the rankings, which are determined by how well state laws stack up against a model law developed by NAPCS.
January 09, 2015
A bill introduced in the South Carolina House would require that all public elementary, middle, and high schools provide instruction on the Second Amendment for at least three consecutive weeks each school year.
December 31, 2014
In her petition to the state's top court, Gov. Nikki Haley says the November ruling doesn't take into account recent changes to state education spending.
December 31, 2014
Lawmakers contend a recent court order is "vague" and ignores recent education reforms.