If you're enough of an education policy geek to read this blog regularly, you probably remember the Aspen Commission on the Future of No Child Left Behind, which ramped up in 2006 and was charged with devising a bipartisan set of recommendations for improving the law. At the helm were two former go...
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August 24, 2009
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Education has been on the national stage plenty lately. (In fact, Politics K-12's own Michele McNeil talked about the $4.35 billion Race to the Top fund on National Public Radio's "To the Point" just yesterday.) But, we haven't heard much about the law that has dominated education policy for going ...
June 23, 2009
The symbol of the Bush administration's signature school reform law has been dismantled, signaling the end of an era.
May 13, 2009
The goal is for Arne Duncan and President Obama to be able to outline their plans in early fall for overhauling federal education policy.
April 01, 2009
Districts that have failed to make AYP could still be able to providing tutoring under NCLB.
March 31, 2009
The Education Department wants to allow districts that are in need of improvement under NCLB to be able to provide their own tutoring services, an expansion of what's now just a pilot program.
March 03, 2009
Randi Weingarten, the new president of the AFT and Dennis Van Roekel, the new president of the NEA, discuss whether $115 billion in education fund "changes the conversation" on renewing the law.
February 13, 2009
Stimulus money gives the new administration "credibility" with the public and with educators, many of whom have criticized Congress for not providing enough funding for the law, the education chairman said.
January 08, 2009
President Bush gave his very last policy speech as chief executive ever today—and he picked education as the topic. Here in Philadelphia, Mr. Bush extolled the virtues of the No Child Left Behind Act, his signature domestic achievement, in a speech at the racially and socio-economically diverse ...
October 01, 2008
Consider Bob Barr, Cynthia McKinney, or Ralph Nader, who all promise to repeal the federal education law.