NCLB

Taking Advantage of State Intervention.

Ansonia (Conn.) Public Schools

High Stakes Cheating

Under increasing pressure to raise scores or risk losing their jobs, some teachers and administrators are being pushed over the edge.

Off the Record: What "No Child" Leaves Behind

After nine years of terrorizing schools nationwide, NCLB is about to be reformed, but even more importantly, renamed.

Holding on to Parent Voices

Facing what they see as a potential blow to parents in the "Blueprint for Reform," advocates for parent involvement in schools push back.

Proposed Bill Would Create a Nation of Bilingual Students

Many language advocates are hoping to see the Elementary and Secondary Education Act promptly picked up by the 112th Congress in January—with the Excellence and Innovation in Language Learning Act included.

Black Children Still Left Behind

Educators seek new strategies to address persistent achievement gaps and discrimination against African-American students.

Finding New Solutions for ELL Assessments

Current assessments have been criticized because they are said to be unfair for ELL students. Enhanced Assessment Grants are aimed at curbing this academic impasse.

A Call for Technology Leadership

New recommendations urge every superintendent to have a technology strategy—or risk falling behind.

Admission Tests Produce Inaccurate Data when Measuring Student Achievement

States using college admission tests such as the SAT or ACT for measuring achievement of state learning standards are being cautioned to rethink using tests in this manner.

Broadening K12 Curriculum in ESEA Reauthorization

Recommendations for how the federal government can better support a well-rounded education for each child.

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