Mass., Other States Move To Reduce Time Spent On Common Core-Based ExamStudents in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements.
'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
Mass. Among 8 More States Getting Waivers On 'No Child Left Behind' LawAnother eight states are gaining flexibility from the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Tuesday.
Parents Hope 'No Child' Waiver Helps Improve SchoolsThe Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Tom Scott says the decade old federal rules are unattainable and need to be updated.
Massachusetts Freed From 'No Child Left Behind' LawPresident Barack Obama has freed Massachusetts and 9 other states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law.
Massachusetts Files For Waiver To ‘No Child Left Behind’ LawLook for changes in school accountability guidelines in Massachusetts if the No Child Left Behind waiver application submitted by the Commonwealth is accepted.
Mass. May Opt Out Of No Child Left Behind LawMassachusetts may be opting out of the No Child Left Behind Law.
Looking At The Law: No Child Left BehindWBZ's Neil Chayet talks about the loss of teachers in our system.
Senator Kennedy Discusses Education And “No Child Left Behind”In part 3 Senator Kennedy is asked to give his thoughts on the economic crisis and discusses education and “No Child Left Behind.”