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In reading, kindergarten became the new first grade, thanks to No Child Left Behind

Children entering first grade in 2013 had significantly better reading skills than similar students had in 2001. Researchers say this means that in general, children are better readers at a younger age. While Common Core has been widely...Show More Summary

School ratings should rate what’s important, not just what’s easy to calculate

Remember that old saying “what gets measured gets done”? In our data-driven schools, “What gets measured gets taught.” Since No Child Left Behind was signed in 2002, states, including the District, have been required to rate schools based on reading and math test scores.  The unsurprising result: According to multiple reports, the time spent on […]

Ohio delays submitting education plan, will review feedback

State officials will spend more time reviewing public feedback before sending federal regulators Ohio's education and accountability plan under the law that replaced No Child Left Behind. Ohio intended to … Click to Continue »

Dem Epiphany: Public Education Under Siege

In 2001, Democrats joined Republicans to create a massive school privatization corporate welfare plan known as No Child Left Behind. With fanciful performance targets and unbending rules, which every education policy person knew would...Show More Summary

DeVos' Power To Do Nothing

The new federal law Every Students Succeeds Act, replacing No Child Left Behind, gutted many powers of the Secretary of Education. In this new legal landscape, the Secretary's greatest and most destructive power thus may be the ability...Show More Summary

ACA hasn't reduced socioeconomic disparities in cancer screening

The Affordable Care Act may be leaving American policy shortly after its chief advocate leaves office. Democrats are keenly aware that the incoming administration may do to Obamacare what President Obama did to No Child Left Behind and NASA's Constellation program. Show More Summary

DeVos Will Make Democrat's Charter Plan Easier to Sell

A few years back Diane Ravitch was forced to admit openly what the opponents of testing accountability knew when No Child Left Behind became law: the ridiculous goal of 100% percent student proficiency in reading and math could never...Show More Summary

Underachievement replacing selection as Stormont’s main education theme

6 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

At the DUP conference last month, the party published a paper entitled No Child Left Behind, a study into educational underachievement in Northern Ireland. The document was researched and written by the North Down party councillor, Peter Martin, who consulted with many educationalists ahead of producing the paper. The report can be accessed via the more...

Every Student Succeeds Act Webinar

In Oct 2015 President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The previous version of the law was the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). This new version of the law was needed because the requirements of NCLB "unworkable...Show More Summary

Sociologists examine shift from 'No Child Left Behind' to 'children left behind'

When students across the country returned to school this fall, they did so under the Every Student Succeeds Act, which rolls back the style of accountability emphasized in the previous federal education law, the No Child Left Behind Act.

Sociologists examine shift from 'No Child Left Behind' to 'Children Left Behind'

Sociologists look back to 2007 to understand how the No Child Left Behind Act acquired an alternative meaning: "NCLB means children left behind."

Dear Class Of 2020: You’ve Been Cheated. Time To Build A Bridge To The 16th Century

7 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“The most momentous event in your intellectual formation was the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, which ushered in our disastrous fixation on testing. Your generation is the first to have gone through primary and secondary school knowing no alternative to a national regimen of assessment. And your professors are only now beginning to realize […]

No Child Left Behind: Positive Teacher-Student Relationship Crucial for At-Risk Kids

7 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

In a perfect world, no child is ever left behind because every child receives equable early learning opportunities; thus, every child enters kindergarten with similar skill sets…in a perfect world. But let’s examine the real world where...Show More Summary

Will school libraries soon be gone?

Topic: School Libraries However, as a result of the lack of funding from No Child Left Behind, several districts have been forced to close libraries or asked teachers to pick up those responsibilities. "This has hurt the state and schools because school libraries aren't supported in the state of Michigan," Lester said. Show More Summary

MACRA will do to medicine what No Child Left Behind did to education

Why must we keep repeating history? NCLB significantly increased the federal role in education by holding schools accountable for the academic progress of all students. NCLB held teachers responsible for education of children; MACRA-proposed...Show More Summary

Why The Opt Out Movement Is Crucial For The Future Of Public Education

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

Student test scores have stalled nationally. What can be done about it?

12 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

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...

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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

In a Game Based on the Failing US School System, Leave No Pineapple Behind

last yearArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Education Secretary John King: It's Time To Stop Ignoring The Arts And Sciences

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

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