Topic: No Child Left Behind
The Obama administration is proposing fundamental changes to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education reform policy, such as dropping the strict yearly progress goals.
03/15/2010 09:00 pm
Here are five key changes that the Obama administration is proposing in an overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act.
03/14/2010 07:02 pm
President Obama will send a framework for K-12 education reform to Congress on Monday, citing concern about students' lagging performance relative to that in some other industrialized nations.
03/13/2010 11:27 am
The Obama administration intends to step up enforcement of civil rights laws that apply to schools. Education Secretary Arne Duncan made the announcement in a speech in Selma, Ala., timed to commemorate the 45th anniversary of civil rights marches there.
03/08/2010 07:39 pm
Under Obama’s plan, states would be eligible for federal Title I funding only if they adopt new academic standards that are certified as 'college- and career-ready.'
02/22/2010 07:58 pm
His emphasis on incentives may win over critics. But that effort won’t be worth it if he also waters down standards with new ‘college and career readiness’ benchmarks.
02/02/2010 01:32 pm
President Obama's federal budget seeks to recast fundamental parts of George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind education reform. But Congress could put up stiff resistance.
02/01/2010 08:07 pm
States are scrambling to pass education reforms to be eligible for the Obama administration's $4.35 billion in Race to the Top grants. California was set to confirm far-reaching reforms Tuesday.
01/05/2010 06:20 pm
How to run a country - a.k.a. nation-building - is the bottom line of the US high school civics revival.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
In speech Wednesday, Obama touts his $4.35 billion bid to reshape education in America. Schools nationwide are eager to compete for Race to the Top funds.
11/04/2009 12:00 am