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Ten States to Receive NCLB Waivers

February 9, 2012 by twalker  
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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 [...]

Congress Makes Progress on NCLB Overhaul

October 18, 2011 by twalker  
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By Tim Walker After countless delays, the effort to revise the No Child Left Behind law (NCLB) is gaining traction on Capitol Hill this week as a key Senate committee begins markup of a bipartisan bill. The bill, introduced last week by Senators Tom Harkin  (D-Iowa) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) of the Senate Health, Education, [...]

President Obama Calls for NCLB Fix, Testing to Stay Central

March 14, 2011 by twalker  
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At an appearance at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Virginia on Monday, President Obama outlined his vision for reforming the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), which he called on Congress to complete before school reconvenes in the fall. “We need to make sure we’re graduating students who are ready for college and a career,” [...]