Topic: Michael Petrilli
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
One school in Chicago shows the promise and pitfalls of a federal effort to turn around the nation's bottom-tier schools.
03/26/2011 01:51 pm
The case of an Ohio woman who lied so her girls could attend a better school triggers a sharp debate about equity in public education.
02/25/2011 04:57 pm
Wyoming lawmakers propose installing video cameras to help evaluate teachers' performance. But educators are concerned about privacy issues, among other things.
01/24/2011 05:40 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
Education Secretary Arne Duncan took the Obama administration's plans for No Child Left Behind to Capitol Hill Wednesday. Lawmakers were pleased but also had tough questions.
03/18/2010 09:29 am
Education experts say they can’t recall when so many of a district's schools have been closed. The Kansas City school district has struggled for years with declining enrollment and integration issues.
03/11/2010 07:01 pm
The president says schools that prioritize his agenda will get the cash. State and education officials are wary, but they need the money desperately.
07/24/2009 01:00 am
A 'common' standard for K-12 education is in the works.
06/29/2009 01:00 am
No Child Left Behind and Medicare expansion were bold strokes. On global warming, he moved glacially.
01/13/2009 12:00 am