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Education Standards Slated to Become More Flexible in Mass.

Daily operations and classroom lessons will not feel different to students returning to Massachusetts schools this fall when the No Child Left Behind waiver goes into effect.

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Michigan Making Changes to Add Clarity to School Ratings System

Parents would get clearer information about the quality of schools under a change state officials are making to revamp the school report card system.

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Iowa to Take 2nd Run at Federal Education Waiver

Officials at the U.S. Department of Education said Iowa's attempt to get a federal education waiver lacks clarity and contains "low expectations" in some categories.

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In the Wake of NCLB, Worst N.J. Schools Receive Stern Message

The state Department of Education put New Jersey’s most troubled schools on notice Wednesday, ordering administrators and educators to cooperate with state intervention and improve student performance or face serious consequences.

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23 of 26 Camden Schools Rated Among Worst in N.J.

Twenty-three of the Camden school district's 26 schools have been rated among the worst in New Jersey and have been designated to get state intervention, according to the results of new state accountability system review.

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Okla. State Board of Education Places 6 Schools on Low-Performing List, Tables Action on 7th

The Oklahoma Board of Education approved six public schools Monday that must work with the state Department of Education to improve student performance.

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Educational Opportunity for Military Children

For half a decade now, Congress has failed to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, better known as No Child Left Behind. The principal stumbling block has been how to rewrite the law's accountability requirements for student achievement. That's certainly a debate worth having. But the continuing disagreement has had an unfortunate consequence. It has foreclosed an opportunity to help one the most neglected populations in public education: military students.

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CK, 2 Other Kansas School Districts Get No Child Left Behind Waivers

Three Kansas school districts have received some but not all of the waivers they sought from the No Child Left Behind federal education law.

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Md: Don't Cut an Educational Lifeline for Low-Income Kids

The Maryland Department of Education is about to make a very big mistake. Under the Education and Secondary Education Act (better known as No Child Left Behind), low-income families whose children attend low-performing schools are eligible to receive supplemental educational services outside of the regular school day.

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Strengthening Support for Science

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

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