Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 09/23/2013 - 3:10pm
With school back in session, members of the class of 2014 are looking at their senior year, an educational career that has been different from any before it. These 17- and 18-year-olds were just kindergartners when No Child Left Behind was put on the table.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Fri, 09/06/2013 - 2:01pm
It is no secret today that U.S. public schools are slipping quickly behind other developed nations in every subject. This problem is not one of funding, it is a problem of politics in public education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:18am
The day President George W. Bush signed No Child Left Behind into law in early 2002, he flew to a high school in Hamilton, Ohio, the home district of Rep. John A. Boehner, and then that afternoon, appeared in Boston and praised the bill’s Democratic sponsor in the Senate, Edward M. Kennedy. Nearly a dozen years later, that bipartisanship spirit in federal education policy has evaporated.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:33am
On behalf of thousands of school systems across the country, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for supporting the long-awaited reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act by voting in favor of the Student Success Act (HR 5).
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 12:19pm
The Education Department could use federal dollars to build schools for districts that suffer traumatic events such as those in Newtown, Conn., under an agreement the Senate education panel approved Wednesday.