No Child Left Behind: ‘An emotional roller coaster’

In Child Education | on August, 08, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

No Child Left Behind: ‘An emotional roller coaster’ News from Battle Creek Enquirer: For more information » No Child Left Behind: www2.ed.gov/nclb/landing.jhtml » Michigan’s Adequate Yearly Progress: www.michigan.gov/mde (click on Assessment and Accountability in left navigation bar, then ‘Adequate Yearly Progress’) » Michigan School Report Cards: https://oeaa.state.mi.us/ayp/Index.asp » National school improvement, from Education Week: www.edweek.org/ew/toc/2011/01/13/index.html [...]

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TN wants out of No Child Left Behind

In Child Education | on July, 30, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

TN wants out of No Child Left Behind News from The Tennessean: … Read the full article . Related News: . Latest Idaho news, sports, business and entertainment News from KHQ Right Now: EDUCATION OVERHAUL Ed board OKs Idaho plan to ditch latest fed goals BOISE, Idaho (AP) – The state Board of Education signed [...]

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States vow to defy US over No Child Left Behind law

In Child Education | on July, 25, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

States vow to defy US over No Child Left Behind law News from TheNewsTribune.com: BOISE – At least three states are vowing to ignore the latest requirements under the No Child Left Behind law in an act of defiance against the federal government that demonstrates their growing frustration over an education program they say sets [...]

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Arne Duncan’s Authority Over No Child Left Behind Questioned By CRS Memo

In Child Education | on July, 05, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Arne Duncan’s Authority Over No Child Left Behind Questioned By CRS Memo News from Huffington Post: HuffPost’s QuickRead…

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States Threaten To Defy No Child Left Behind

In Child Education | on June, 29, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

States Threaten To Defy No Child Left Behind News from NPR: June 29, 2011 Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approx. 9:00 a.m. ET A rebellion over No Child Left Behind has begun. The starting point: Idaho. Many states that say they need emergency relief from the controversial education law’s [...]

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No Education Agenda Left Behind Becomes Obama Hurdle as Congress Deadlocks

In Child Education | on June, 20, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

No Education Agenda Left Behind Becomes Obama Hurdle as Congress Deadlocks News from Bloomberg: When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, he pledged to “fix” the No Child Left Behind federal education law and to promote rigorous standards, merit pay and policies that made it easier to remove low-performing teachers. As Obama — who [...]

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Feds could offer No Child Left Behind waivers

In Child Education | on June, 14, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Feds could offer No Child Left Behind waivers News from Monitor: Local educators welcomed the opportunity to apply for waivers to the federal No Child Left Behind law, which U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said needs changing before the start of school this fall. Duncan warned Congress this week that if it does not reauthorize [...]

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Obama urges action on No Child Left Behind

In High School Education | on May, 21, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Obama urges action on No Child Left Behind News from Los Angeles Times: President Obama greets graduates at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis on Monday. (Charles Dharapak, AP) By Michael A. Memoli, Washington Bureau May 21, 2011, 3:00 a.m. Reporting from Washington — President Obama used his weekly address to make a fresh [...]

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School System Left This Child Behind

In Child Education | on May, 18, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

School System Left This Child Behind News from Southern Pines Pilot: It’s outrageous that the Moore County Board of Education would oppose the exceptional children private school tax credit! I am a parent of an exceptional child. Moore County Schools refused to acknowledge that my daughter’s ­disabilities existed, despite a very clearly written school psychologist [...]

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