Topic: Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Washington State and Wisconsin were approved Friday for No Child Left Behind waivers. The Obama administration has argued that children can’t wait for Congress to revise the federal law.
President Obama hit hard on college tuition costs in his State of the Union speech, calling on Congress to extend the tuition tax credit and to stop student loan interest from doubling in July.
A new No Child Left Behind bill is finally getting a hearing in the Senate Wednesday – after three years of sitting in limbo. The bill has bipartisan support, and plenty of detractors.
10/19/2011 01:12 pm
Government budgets are strained, and they're pushing out poor children. These kids need people with money and clout to advocate for them – people such as corporate lobbyists.
08/10/2011 09:59 am
States can be excused from some certain requirements of No Child Left Behind, the US education reform law, the Obama administration said Monday. But it wants them to adopt different reforms.
08/08/2011 05:38 pm
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says time is running out to reauthorize No Child Left Behind. If Congress doesn't move soon, he said he'll take matters into his own hands.
06/13/2011 08:36 pm
Sen. Kay Hagan (D) of North Carolina announced the School Turnaround and Rewards (STAR) Act on Thursday. She hopes it will be incorporated into a more comprehensive overhaul of No Child Left Behind.
05/12/2011 06:34 pm
President Obama exhorts Congress to rework the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education reforms before the start of the next school year. It will be a tough task politically, experts say.
03/14/2011 04:34 pm
Obama called education key to 'winning the future' and wants to replace No Child Left Behind with a plan based on his Race to the Top initiative. But that left some experts scratching their heads.
01/26/2011 01:43 pm
A new version of No Child Left Behind may target only the bottom 5 percent of schools for intervention. For most schools, mandates based on student test scores would be rolled back.
01/20/2011 03:23 pm