The federal role in education was at the heart of the debate on the Senate Democrat's ESEA legislation.
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June 11, 2013
June 10, 2013
Reps. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y., and Duncan Hunter, R-CA, complained that "post-waiver reality is not living up to the pre-waiver assurances" that states gave the U.S. Department of Education.
June 06, 2013
In the latest bill to rewrite No Child Left Behind, House Republicans want to give states maximum flexibility, except when it comes to teacher evaluations.
June 06, 2013
Sen. Alexander is counting on transparency, not federally approved goals, to be the main lever for school improvement.
May 28, 2013
In their revised application, the nine California districts seeking a No Child Left Behind Act waiver dropped plans to count only the test scores from the last grade in each school for accountability purposes.
May 20, 2013
Thirty-seven states plus the District of Columbia now have their own federally approved but state-crafted accountability plans.
May 03, 2013
The nine California districts will no longer use only the test scores of the final grade in a school for accountability purposes.
April 30, 2013
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.
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.