The BBC reports that Scotland's criminal justice system has spared no expense in defending Ross Dunn, a low life scumbag who left a four-week-old baby girl with a fractured skull, broken leg and such severe ye damage that the child is now registered blind. Show More Summary
There's sadly been no shortage of "Child Left in Hot Car" headlines this Summer, but the latest death isn't one most parents would ever expect. Zachary Elshaarawy, a 5-year-old boy from Texas, didn't die because his dad left him in the...Show More Summary
A congressman says even progressive Democrats fall for "accountability," over-testing and phony education "reform"
Crosstown buses were a little-used provision of the No Child Left Behind law.
In 2002, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was instituted and changed the way public schools operated. For the first time in the history of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), NCLB marked a deliberate and strong federal approach to increase equity in education. Show More Summary
As members of the Senate and House of Representatives work to find compromise on their respective overhauls of the No Child Left Behind Act, Americans are expressing agreement with a central tenet in both chambers’ proposals: the federal government should have less influence over standardized tests. Show More Summary
Are we at a point where helping children needs to be justified through a link to some economic value? Connections like that have led to the nearsighted and nearly meaningless standardized tests developed under No Child Left Behind and Race to The Top.
With even steeper cuts to federal funding, intense debates continue regarding the removal of art programs from public schools. Since President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind act in 2002, declaring all children would have...Show More Summary
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.
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.
Teachers, principals, superintendents and parents want to see a new education law on the books ASAP.
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
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:
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.
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 […]
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
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 […]
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.
House and Senate lawmakers now will negotiate the differences between their education bills.
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