The children’s ministry rethinks the competition at its core. O ne of the most important symbols in modern Christianity is a circle inside a square, its sides marked red, blue, green, and yellow, divided by diagonal lines. For some Christians,...Show More Summary
Is California’s committment to school accountability dead? Probably not, but it’s certainly withering. The days of California’s Academic Performance Index and the federal No Child Left Behind Act are over, and they won’t be missed. The API’s obsessive insistence on measuring schools solely on the...
The U.S Department of Education has approved Vermont's plan required for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act. The new education law replaced No Child Left Behind, and states were asked … Click to Continue »
The Quagmire of Law-Based School Reform. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act may be the farthest-reaching federal education legislation in U.S. history. It directly affects funding and services in virtually every one of the nation’s nearly 15,000 school districts. Show More Summary
Question: Communication in my marriage is dead. My husband and I no longer say full sentences to each other. It started when the last child left the home and has gotten worse over the past few months. Is this a sign?Answer: Quite often years if not decades can go by where we don’t really realize we haven’t… The post The Last Kid Left. Show More Summary
Back in December, Tristan Thompson welcomed his first child into the world with ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig, who he left while she was pregnant to pursue a relationship with Khloe Kardashian. After watching her new man run off multiple times to be with ex-girlfriend for appointments and for the birth of his child, Khloe has been […]
The West Virginia Department of Education is allowing the public to comment on a draft of a state replacement plan for the No Child Left Behind Act. States must submit … Click to Continue »
(Brigham Young University) Despite efforts from No Child Left Behind to promote 'highly qualified' teaching, recent research shows that just 36 percent of new secondary science teachers are teaching only in their trained subject.
With the way the news is today, you would be completely justified in thinking that there is no good left in the world. Despite the fact that I’m completely immersed
The West Virginia Department of Education plans a series of public meetings starting next week as it develops a state replacement plan for the No Child Left Behind Act. States … Click to Continue »
This year, states are casting off No Child Left Behind’s one-size-fits-all schoolhouse shackles and experimenting with innovative ways to hold schools accountable. Some states are measuring school climate, access to advanced coursework, or socioemotional skills. Show More Summary
A Florida woman was arrested after a neighbor found her one-year-old son at a suspected drug house, where the child was left for three days with no food or change of diaper.Ashley Baskett left the boy at a home on Bowman Street in Brevard County, near Cocoa, earlier this week, reported Click Orlando. Show More Summary
Mandates to local school districts from on high — whether that’s Sacramento or Washington, D.C. — don’t always work out for the best for students and parents. They can backfire — see No Child Left Behind standards from the George W. Bush era — or inspire some extremely creative accounting on the part of districts […]
Oregon intends to shift how it evaluates schools and intervenes in those with the poorest results, moving from the rigid model required under No Child Left Behind to a more … Click to Continue »
The West Virginia Department of Education plans to hold a series of meetings as it develops a state replacement plan for the No Child Left Behind Act. States must submit … Click to Continue »
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
In the ruins of a tropical hideaway where jetsetters once sipped rum under the Caribbean sun, the abandoned children tried to make a life for themselves. They begged and scavenged … Click to Continue »
America is in a crisis of governance. There is no adult in charge. Instead, we have as president an unhinged narcissistic child who tweets absurd lies and holds rallies to prop up his fragile ego, whose conflicts of financial interest are ubiquitous, and whose presidency is under a “gray cloud” of...
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 […]
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 »