In a talk to state schools chiefs, the House education committee chairman called the collapse of floor support for his GOP-backed bill "the perfect storm."
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March 24, 2015
March 23, 2015
States need to count on a permanent federal education policy, the head of the Council of Chief State School Officers told the group's annual legislative conference Monday.
March 20, 2015
Nearly every state with a waiver plans to file a renewal request, we found. But, in Louisiana and Texas, renewal is complicated.
March 16, 2015
Congressional efforts to give the outdated No Child Left Behind Act a facelift headlined this year's Council of the Great City Schools annual legislative conference.
March 09, 2015
The announcement comes a little more than a week after GOP leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives abandoned a vote on a GOP-backed overhaul bill.
March 09, 2015
Nebraska is poised to apply for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act, after years of not seeking that flexibility.
March 06, 2015
State renewals of NCLB waivers are very much in progress, including in states that have faced some waiver angst lately, such as Utah and Maine.
March 05, 2015
A couple of "grassroots" education bloggers may have had a hand in stalling—or maybe even outright stopping—the legislation.
February 27, 2015
House leaders may hold off on a final vote on a Republican-backed bill to rewrite the No Child Left Behind law, amid pushback from powerful GOP lobbying groups
February 26, 2015
The chamber will reconvene again Friday morning to consider three additional amendments, including one that would wholesale replace the measure with a Democratic version, before holding a final vote on the entire bill.