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A win for Mike Pence and Indiana kids

Something interesting happened in Indiana on Thursday. In a big win for Gov. Mike Pence, the feds approved No Child Left Behind funds for the state, even though it had pulled out of Common Core. The Indianapolis Star reported: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan granted Indiana a one-year extension for its waiver from strict […]

‘We have a message for you, Secretary Arne Duncan’

Earlier this year, Washington became the first state to lose its waiver from the most onerous parts of No Child Left Behind, flexibility that the U.S. Education Department had granted to a number of states that promised to implement specific school reforms acceptable to Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The reason given by the department was […]

Obama Administration Punishes Oklahoma for Repealing Common Core Standards

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards and reverting to its previous academic standards by rescinding the state’s waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), making it the second state ever to lose its waiver from the law. Show More Summary

Civil Rights or Civil Wrongs: A Closer Look at the Common Core

From the very beginnings of No Child Left Behind, the strongest argument for attaching stakes to standardized tests has been one of Civil Rights. This argument is shorthand for equity in education, an end to the systemic neglect of children of color. Show More Summary

Civil Rights or Civil Wrongs: A Closer Look at the Common Core

From the very beginnings of No Child Left Behind, the strongest argument for attaching stakes to standardized tests has been one of Civil Rights. This argument is shorthand for equity in education, an end to the systemic neglect of children of color. Show More Summary

7 Major Differences between No Child Left Behind and Common Core/Race to the Top

1. Focus of Accountability: Schools or Teachers Under No Child Left Behind (NCLB), schools and school districts were held accountable based on student scores. Under Common Core/Race to the Top (CC/RttT), teachers are to be held accountable based on varying percentages of student scores from state to state. Show More Summary

Study rebuts negative reputation of 'No Child Left Behind'

The public perception that No Child Left Behind has increased burnout and lowered job satisfaction among teachers is unfounded, according to a recent study. The study found that, overall, the accountability pressures of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) did not have much of an impact on teachers' job satisfaction or commitment to the profession.

Study rebuts negative reputation of 'No Child Left Behind'

The public perception that No Child Left Behind has increased burnout and lowered job satisfaction among teachers is unfounded, according to a recent study co-authored by UT Dallas researcher Dr. James R. Harrington. The study, which...Show More Summary

No Child Left Behind: The Dumbest Math Tweets Of All Time

The Dumbest Math Tweets Of All Time Twitter can make you look great or make you look incredibly dumb. These people tried to use their brains for math and failed miserably because they ended up looking crazy as hell. Here

The REAL international story of American education

Linda Darling-Hammond said: Federal policy under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Department of Education’s ‘flexibility’ waivers has sought to address [the problem of international competitiveness] by beefing up testing policiesShow More Summary

Study: Little evidence that No Child Left Behind has hurt teacher job satisfaction

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10, 2014 ? The conventional wisdom that No Child Left Behind (NCLB) has eroded teacher job satisfaction and commitment is off the mark, according to new research published online today in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. read more

Quotes: Another Bad Thing NCLB "Caused:" The End Of "Reading Rainbow"

Reading Rainbow was not cancelled because it was not effective. Reading Rainbow was the most used television resource in our nation’s classroom. In 2009, it was [cancelled] due to No Child Left Behind. - LeVar Burton (Criticism Of Reading Rainbow Is 'Bullsht')

Jesus Take The Wheel: Three High School Teachers Accused Of Indoctrinating Teens Into Religious Death Cult

No child left behind… High School Teachers Accused Of Indoctrinating Teens Into Religious Death Cult The parents of three students at a Connecticut high school have filed a lawsuit alleging that a group of teachers and staff indoctrinated their kids

No Child Left Behind: Community Upset After HS Yearbook Includes Pics Of Teen Parents With Their Kids

Hmmmmmm Arizona Residents Upset Over Teen Parents Featured In Yearbook An Arizona community is reportedly in an uproar after a local high school made the decision to feature teen parents and their children in the school yearbook. via Think Progress

No Child Left Behind Documentary

This film was produced by Lerone Wilson on a shoestring budget -too bad, it's taken more than 10 years for the rest of the nation to catch on.So much damage has been done because of high stakes standardized testing.Only two students this week at my school threatened to commit suicide.Could it be related to the NJ Ask Test?Perhaps someone should "ask" those students.

Arne Duncan can keep his cynical NCLB waiver — Washington school board member

Last month the U.S.  Education Department for the first time rescinded one of the waivers it gave to states that exempts them the most onerous parts of the flawed No Child Left Behind law. It was Washington’s, and as a result, the state will  have to comply with all parts of No Child Left Behind — even though […]

Arne Duncan Has Labeled Garfield High School—And Every School in Washington State—A Failure. Cue the Revolt.

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Jesse Hagopian is running on the RESPECT ticket to be President of the Seattle Education Association. This post originally appeared here. The ultimate absurdity of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has been visited upon the state of...Show More Summary

Arne Duncan Has Labeled Every School in Washington a Failure. Cue the Revolt.

The ultimate absurdity of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has been visited upon my home state of Washington.

Democratic Rep. Fires Back After Obama Yanks Washington's No Child Left Behind Waiver

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This statement comes from Democrat Chris Reykdal, who represents Tumwater. Yes yes yes yes: Washington State was informed today that the U.S. Department of Education has revoked our No Child Left Behind waiver. Under the terms of the...Show More Summary

Feds Rescind Washington's 'No Child Left Behind' Waiver

4 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The news marks an important flare-up in a long-running war between teachers unions and the federal government over standardized testing. Washington has become the first state to lose its waiver.

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