Many parents and educators are outraged by the over-testing and misuse of testing that has been embedded in federal policy since the enactment of No Child Left Behind in 2002. No high-performing nation in the world tests every childShow More Summary
In the early 2000s, Mark Schneider watched American students get slightly better at math and reading, one year after the next. It was the height of the Bush administration, with No Child Left Behind in full swing. That was the law that required schools to regularly test their students in reading...
Reactions to 12th Grade NAEP Declines? Mostly Tempered - Curriculum Matters - Education Week https://t.co/Ear2PvwBl8 Study: No Child Left Behind Improved Teacher Attendance in Struggling Schools | The 74 http://ow.ly/4neKrA NationalShow More Summary
No Pineapple Left Behind, from Subaltern Games, turns the controversial 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, which connected federal funding in American public schools to standardized test scores, into a bleak management game.
The No Child Left Behind Act, the controversial Bush-era education law, promoted an emphasis on reading and math, sometimes at the expense of other subjects. Now, the nation's new education secretary is calling on schools to expand their focus to other subjects and give students a more balanced set of course offerings. Secretary John King Jr. Show More Summary
Common Core Standards, the curriculum initiative that President Obama utilized to replace No Child Left Behind, has had an uphill battle from critics who see it as worse than its predecessor. Common Core Standards were introduced in 2009, but faced halts, setbacks, delays, and in some cases, whole states have opted out. Show More Summary
Throughout this year and the majority of 2017, Microsoft's smartphone strategy will remain in a retrenched or gestating state. Gestation is a period of time where the child within the womb is being nurtured while existing within but separated from the world around it. Show More Summary
I’ve published a few posts on the new U.S. K-12 education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, which Congress passed last December to replace the badly flawed No Child Left Behind. Some have pointed out potential problems with the bill — “The successor to NCLB has, it turns out, problems of its own” while others […]
Sent to The Hill, Feb. 26.In " Lawmakers push officials on No Child Left Behind rewrite," Feb. 25) Congressman John Kline praises the new education law, saying that “If we learned anything throughout the process to replace No Child Left...Show More Summary
We've had it instilled in us since we were young children. Everyone is equal, everyone is the same and we should treat them as such. No child left behind and all that hoo-ha. I think by using this broadened definition of equal that we have overlooked and undermined what makes humans so special, one of our most positive defining qualities. Show More Summary
...but this is a list you do not want to be at the top of... As The Burning Platform's Jim Quinn so eloquently exclaims... Thank God for the Department of Education and Common Core. No child is being left behind in our quest for idiocy. Show More Summary
Think the end of the No Child Left Behind Act means the end of federal micromanagement? You may have to think again. As I’ve laid out before, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has several ambiguities that seem to keep the door open...Show More Summary
You may have heard that, in early December, amid great fanfare, President Obama replaced the terrible No Child Left Behind law and replaced it with the "Every Student Succeeds Act" which, among other things, gave more power to the states when it came to educational standards, moving them away from the federal government. Show More Summary
Starting next year, California and seven other states will have more control over how they spend the millions of federal dollars tied to a questionable tutoring program. Under the George W. Bush administration's No Child Left Behind law, schools that serve high concentrations of poor students and...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Education Department is not relenting on requirements to test students on math and language arts abilities, despite the end of No Child Left Behind, and it reminded some states that federal funding could...Show More Summary
It has to do with resources.
“While No Child Left Behind named the arts as a “core academic subject of learning,” gaps in access to arts learning persisted. In fact, despite the clear evidence of the value of learning in and through the arts, the U.S. Department of Education’s own research finds that the highest poverty schools in this country have […]
Former State Board of Education chair Gery Chico violated a conflict-of-interest policy when he weighed in on a question before the board about supplemental education funding without disclosing that his wife owns a company that provides those services, a state ethics office has found. Chico, a City...
It’s not entirely Clinton’s fault. President Barack Obama handed Republicans a huge win in December, repealing the thicket of federal rules called No Child Left Behind, while also gutting Washington’s authority to lead on education... Show More Summary
Congress last month finally rewrote No Child Left Behind (eight years late) and delivered a new K-12 education law to the country called the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA. The new law js intended to fix some of the most egregious problems with NCLB, and return significant education policy-making power to the states. But […]