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Senate bill proposes a new education technology program in No Child Left Behind, with teacher training a priority

Legislation headed for debate on the U.S. Senate floor would create a new program to provide the nation’s schools with more money for technology and for training to make the…

Congress should rewrite No Child Left Behind to help schools improve, not punish them on Friday

Robert Rothman After thirteen years, Congress appears poised to write a new law to replace the No Child Left Behind Act, the 2002 reauthorization of the Elementary…

The biggest losers in the No Child Left Behind rewrite

Rural school districts and states with large, rural populations are poised to lose a disproportionate amount of funding and opportunities to innovate under a bill proposed by House Republicans, according…

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…

California districts receive special waiver from No Child Left Behind

Education Week Eight California districts—including the mammoth Los Angeles Unified—have won a special one-year waiver from the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act from U.S. Secretary of…

House passes No Child Left Behind rewrite, almost a complete accountability U-turn

Education Week After two days of partisan debate on an issue that used to bring Democrats and Republicans together in a kumbaya chorus, the House of Representatives passed a…

Ten states let off the No Child Left Behind hook

U.S. President Barack Obama announced today that he is letting 10 states off the hook for meeting requirements in the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The law, passed in…

Obama Orders Revamp of ‘No Child Left Behind’

Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Monday that President Obama would sign an executive order to allow schools who are falling short of No Child Left Behind to circumvent the…

Q&A with Sandy Kress, key architect of No Child Left Behind

Sandy Kress It’s that time of the year again when Congress considers reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, known since 2001 as the No…

Latino students

Out of the fields: In a North Carolina county where few Latino parents have diplomas, their kids are aiming for college

Latinos have some of the lowest education levels in the country, but poverty and immigration fears aren’t holding back some students and schools trying to break the cycle

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