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Ten States to Receive NCLB Waivers

February 9, 2012 by twalker  
Filed under ESEA/NCLB Reform, Featured News, Top Stories

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By Sara Robertson President Barack Obama and Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced today the approval of ten states’ plans to make substantial school reforms in return for temporary regulatory relief from some of No Child Left Behind’s mandates. The administration endorsed plans by Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma [...]

NCLB’s 10th Anniversary No Cause For Celebration

January 6, 2012 by twalker  
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By Sara Robertson No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was signed into law by former President George W. Bush 10 years ago this Sunday. NCLB changed the focus of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), from emphasizing equal access and closing achievement gaps in education, to focusing on high stakes testing, labeling, and sanctions. NEA [...]