NCLB

Republicans to push No Child Left Behind in 2015

Incoming education committee chairman vows to lessen federal government’s role in education

Ending the one-sided conversation

A new book shows how fear and bad data are used to influence education policy

Common Core: More testing madness, not the sound assessments we need

Over-reliance on test scores to make decisions could produce inaccurate results

A Running Start for ELLs

Early learning is key, but some states are not making it a priority.

Strengthening Support for Science

Funding and partnerships with higher ed institutions can help increase professional development resources.

The Road to Rigor

Raising the bar across the curriculum has become serious business.

Will NCLB Regulatory Relief Come in Time?

Educators wonder what NCLB provisions will be lifted, what reform models districts will have to comply with, and whether relief will be approved before the start of school.

Saying Goodbye to the 2 Percent Rule

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has urged more inclusion in the classroom and an end to the “2 percent rule,” which disguises the performance of students with special needs to boost a school’s scores.

Is the Reauthorization of ESEA in Sight?

Roughly 82 percent of schools will face sanctions for failing to make AYP under the current regulations of NCLB.

Taking Advantage of State Intervention.

Ansonia (Conn.) Public Schools

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