Sarah Amandolare

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Which is worse? A California district makes a tough choice between No Child Left Behind and Obama education policies

SANGER, California – At a table strewn with papers, four eighth-grade boys with gelled hair and flashy sneakers comb through lyrics, discussing everything from girls to grammar. Only one remains…

After crowd rallies in his favor, L.A. superintendent says he’ll stay

LOS ANGELES — After days of drama, a truce has been reached and it looks like L.A. school superintendent John Deasy will be sticking around after all. The fractious Los Angeles…

Q&A with Rick Miller: California district waivers mean tougher accountability, but less focus on tests

Dozens of states have been granted waivers from No Child Left Behind since 2011, when the Obama administration adopted a more flexible approach to the Bush-era act. When the…