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Fine, a new No Child Left Behind. But what if students don't learn?

The landmark 2002 No Child Left Behind law was built on compelling principles: All children can learn. Every school should be held responsible for students' academic growth.

Maps: All But 8 States Have NCLB Waivers Now

In a piece titled Why No Child Left Behind must be fixed, in one map, the Washington Examiner (I know) notes that the waiver system we're operating under currently (thanks, Arne Duncan) has more strings than NCLB or its likely successor.

Education groups urge Congress to finish the job on No Child Left Behind

Teachers, principals, superintendents and parents want to see a new education law on the books ASAP.

Fulfilling the goals of NCLB

Sent to the Los Angeles Times, July 19, 2015There is a consensus that No Child Left Behind didn't work ("Can two federal bills finally fulfill goals of No Child Left Behind?" July 19), but the congressional proposals for the new education law either focus on the wrong issues (federal vs. Show More Summary

Time for a stronger No Child Left Behind

Here are two things that should seem obvious about the federal No Child Left Behind Act, the George W. Bush-era law that for the last 14 years has, for both better and worse, been pushing schools to improve education for disadvantaged students:

Can two federal bills finally fulfill goals of No Child Left Behind?

The No Child Left Behind law had an ambitious goal to reform America's public schools 16 years ago: Every student, everywhere, would be academically successful by 2014.

Bush welcomes key legislation

The House’s and Senate’s passage of  similar legislation to reauthorize No Child Left Behind is an important win for education reformers and activists concerned about federal interference in the nation’s K-12 classrooms. The Post reported: The Senate on Thursday passed a bipartisan rewrite of No Child Left Behind, the main federal education law, that would […]

Background Check Provision Gets Chucked From No Child Left Behind Rewrite

In the final days of debates over the Senate’s bill to replace No Child Left Behind, which passed with unusual bipartisan support yesterday, various amendments got offered up and obliterated at lightning speed. Among the more unfortunate casualties was Sen. Show More Summary

What was missing — unfortunately — in the No Child Left Behind debate

Steven Singer, a teacher and parent, says he feels like he has entered “a parallel universe.” A veteran Nationally Board Certified Teacher in Pennsylvania with a masters degree in education, Singer watched the House of Representatives and Senate debate and pass differing legislation aimed at rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act, and he can’t […]

5 things to know about Congress’ rewrites of No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON — No one thinks it'll be easy, but the House and Senate are embarking on negotiations to merge two differing education bills that would rewrite the nation's much-criticized No Child Left Behind education law. Continue reading ? The post 5 things to know about Congress’ rewrites of No Child Left Behind appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Senate passes No Child Left Behind rewrite, would shrink federal role

House and Senate lawmakers now will negotiate the differences between their education bills.

AM News: What Next For NCLB Rewrite?

Senate Votes Overwhelmingly For Bipartisan No Child Left Behind Rewrite HuffPost: However, the bill’s next steps are unclear, since even its supporters concede President Barack Obama is unlikely to sign it in its current form. See also NYT, HuffPost. Show More Summary

5 Things to know about the House-Senate No Child rewrites

WASHINGTON (AP) — No one thinks it'll be easy, but the House and Senate are embarking on negotiations to merge two differing education bills that would rewrite the nation's much-criticized No Child Left Behind education law. On Thursday,...Show More Summary

Senate Votes Overwhelmingly For Bipartisan No Child Left Behind Rewrite

The Senate voted 81-17 to overhaul the Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act Thursday afternoon, passing a bipartisan bill that gives states more flexibility to hold schools accountable for students' test scores. “Everyone wants to fix No Child Left Behind,” said Sen. Show More Summary

Senate Votes Overwhelmingly For Bipartisan No Child Left Behind Rewrite

The Senate voted 81-17 to overhaul the Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act Thursday afternoon, passing a bipartisan bill that gives states more flexibility to hold schools accountable for students' test scores. “Everyone wants to fix No Child Left Behind,” said Sen. Show More Summary

Senate Votes Overwhelmingly For Bipartisan No Child Left Behind Rewrite

The Senate voted to overhaul the Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act Thursday afternoon, with 81-17 senators voting to pass the bipartisan Every Child Achieves Act. “Everyone wants to fix No Child Left Behind,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) after the vote was counted. Show More Summary

Senate roll call vote on No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 81-17 roll call Thursday by which the Senate passed a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind education law. Baldwin, Wis.; Bennet, Colo.; Blumenthal, Conn.; Boxer, Calif.; Brown, Ohio; Cantwell, Wash.; Cardin, Md.;...Show More Summary

Senate Approves a Bill to Revamp ‘No Child Left Behind

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The House passed its own version last week, setting up a showdown over how to revise a law widely reviled for its emphasis on standardized tests.

Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to roll back significant parts of the much-criticized No Child Left Behind education law. The overhaul was approved by a 81-17 vote Thursday and now sets the stage for what could be contentious negotiations with the House over the federal government's influence over education policy.

Senate vote moves No Child Left Behind education law closer to overhaul

WASHINGTON — Senate passes overhaul of No Child Left Behind education law; compromise needed with House. Continue reading ? The post Senate vote moves No Child Left Behind education law closer to overhaul appeared first on PBS NewsH...

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