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TweetThis taxpayer-subsidized religious summer school program started up yesterday, looks like: 2013 Summer Session June 17 – July 29, 2013 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Site Location Ida B. Wells School 1099 Hayes Street San Francisco, CA 94115 “CDF’s Black Community Crusade for Children (BCCC) led to the creation of the CDF Freedom Schools program in 1995, [...]
Arne Duncan slams No Child Left Behind (diagnoses Congress, etc.) POLITICO
Silverback Learning has raised $2.5 million for its ed-tech platform that takes a "360 degree" approach to education that tracks progress and identify at-risk students.
NCLB Bills: A Side-By-Side Comparison - Politics K-12 - Education Week ow.ly/lQmUy Slim chances for new version of No Child Left Behind | HechingerEd Blog ow.ly/lOZ5r @s_garl "This Is Morally Wrong": Watch Elizabeth Warren on GOP and...Show More Summary
The Senate Committee on Education met this week to "update"--not eliminate--the No Child Left Behind legislation. Even those who seemed to favor some changes still...
WASHINGTON (AP) — From pre-kindergarten to No Child Left Behind, from broadband-wired schools to college loans, students in every age group are suddenly finding the spotlight on Capitol Hill.
Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin just introduced a new bill that would rewrite No Child Left Behind, which nearly all people in the education world believe to be fatally flawed. Here’s a piece on why the Harkin bill and the likely … Continue reading ?
By Philip Elliott, news-journalonline.com The one-sized-fits-all national requirements of No Child Left Behind would give way to standards that states write for themselves under legislation Senate Democrats announced Tuesday.
1. Having a child means that for a while (the period of time where they can’t be left alone for a few minutes without hurting themselves or destroying property), you no longer get to go to the bathroom alone. read more
The state that inaugurated the expansion of standardized testing in America’s schools 30 years ago and provided the model for the No Child Left Behind Act has now said enough is enough.
Alaska, Hawaii, West Virginia Win NCLB Waivers PoliticsK12: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has now awarded No Child Left Behind Act waivers to 37 states plus the District of Columbia. Alaska, Hawaii, and West Virginia are the latest additions to the list, the Education Department announced today. Show More Summary
A new report about what people called “education influentials” think will happen in the world of education says: That 87 percent of insiders think that the No Child Left Behind law won’t be reauthorized until at least 2015. … Continue reading ?
One of the things Georgia got out from under when it obtained a No Child Left Behind waiver was the Adequate Yearly Progress grading system. Yesterday the State Department of Education announced the grades for schools and systems under the grading system that replaced AYP. WSB reports on the new system called Georgia College and [...]
In the ten years since the launch of No Child Left Behind, these efforts have intensified. The results have been unimpressive. Graduation rates continue to falter and students and teachers alike are becoming more disaffected. So what's the real problem here?
Sean P. Reardon, New York Times: Here's a fact that may not surprise you: the children of the rich perform better in school, on average, than children from middle-class or poor families. Students growing up in richer families have better...Show More Summary
Democratic senators from rural areas are seeking a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind law. Read more...
As I’m an only child, the issue of my parents’ mortality has always upset me, no matter how I try to confront it. Barring tragedies, it is likely that they will pre-decease me, and that I will be left alone. I’m currently living overseas and have enjoyed eight glorious, independent years here so far, [...]
First Read: "To be sure, Bush supporters tout his accomplishments, such as the No Child Left Behind education law, the Medicare prescription-drug benefit, the Africa/AIDS work, and the Roberts-Alito appointments to the Supreme Court....Show More Summary
If No Child Left Behind was supposed to be about anything, it was improving student achievement. Here’s an important piece about how it wasn’t really student achievement that affected NCLB outcomes but, rather, tiny differences in arcane rules. This was … Continue reading ?