No Child Left Behind
Students 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.
Since 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.
Another eight states are gaining flexibility from the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Tuesday.
The Executive Director of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Tom Scott says the decade old federal rules are unattainable and need to be updated.
President Barack Obama has freed Massachusetts and 9 other states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law.
Look for changes in school accountability guidelines in Massachusetts if the No Child Left Behind waiver application submitted by the Commonwealth is accepted.
Massachusetts may be opting out of the No Child Left Behind Law.
WBZ’s Neil Chayet talks about the loss of teachers in our system.
In part 3 Senator Kennedy is asked to give his thoughts on the economic crisis and discusses education and “No Child Left Behind.”