Articles Tagged 'no child left behind'
Ryanâ€™s voting record shows conservatism tinged with maverick streak
By Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times
Rep. Paul Ryan, Republicansâ€™ presumptive vice presidential nominee, has amassed a very conservative voting record during his seven terms in… READ MORE
More states freed from No Child Left Behind law
By By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP
SEATTLE (AP) â€” Although more than half the states are now exempt from the toughest requirements of the federal “No Child Left Behind” education law, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday his goal remains to help Congress fix the law, not to sidestep the stalled overhaul effort.
The Obama administration’s announcement Friday that Washington… READ MORE
Waivers for 8 More States From â€˜No Child Left Behindâ€™
ByÂ RICHARD PÃ‰REZ-PEÃ‘A
The Obama administration freed eight states from core provisions of theÂ No Child Left BehindÂ education law on Tuesday, bringing to 19 the number of states granted waivers this year, and officials said that even more states would soon qualify for them.
State officials have clamored in particular for relief from the federal lawâ€™s requirement that every … READ MORE
Obama to Propose New Reading and Math Standards
Obama to Propose New Standards in Reading and Math – NYTimes.com
By SAM DILLON, The New York Times
WASHINGTON â€” In a proposed change to the No Child Left Behind law, the Obama administration would require states to adopt new academic standards to qualify for federal money from a $14 billion program that concentrates on impoverished students, the … READ MORE