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Entries by Joy Resmovits from 01/2012

No Child Left Behind Turns 10 Facing Mixed Results And Uncertain Future

Posted 01.04.2012 | Education

When President George W. Bush joined congressmen John Boehner, George Miller and Edward Kennedy to sign the No Child Left Behind Act in January 2002, ...

'National Opt Out Day' Rejects Standardized Tests

Posted 01.06.2012 | Education

Last year, stress about Pennsylvania's state standardized tests caused third grader John Michael Rosenblum to start scratching himself so hard in his ...

John Kline Proposes No Child Left Behind Bills Without Dems' Support

Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

Just in time for the law's 10th anniversary this past Sunday, House Republicans led by Rep. John Kline (R-Minn.) have released draft legislation for r...

State Of The Union's Middle-Class Message Likely To Focus On College Cost

Posted 01.23.2012 | Education

On the eve of President Barack Obama's third State of the Union address, education experts expect the president's address to hit on college affordabil...

Finland Schools' Success Story: Lessons Shared At California Forum

Posted 01.24.2012 | Education

STANFORD, Calif. -- Finland is this decade's shiny icon of classroom success, the repeat winner of top results in a global ranking of national school ...

Youth Unlikely To Pursue Science, Technology, Engineering Jobs, Survey Finds

Posted 01.25.2012 | College

Though President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address stressed the need for a competitive workforce, especially in more technical fields such as ...

State Of The Union: Obama Touts College Affordability, Tough Love For Teachers

Posted 01.25.2012 | Education

Though education played a sizable role in President Barack Obama's third State of the Union address Tuesday evening -- even proving to be the speech's...

John Kline's No Child Left Behind Bills Strike At Values Of Brown v. Board, Coalition Writes

Posted 01.25.2012 | Education

A broad coalition of 38 civil rights, education reform and business groups sent House education chairman John Kline a scathing letter Wednesday, descr...

As Obama Touts Common Core, The State Standards Spread Slowly Across U.S.: Study

Posted 01.26.2012 | Education

Amy Bednarz, an English as a second language teacher in a Massachusetts elementary school, is confused. She doesn't know exactly what to teach. For...

Obama Addresses College Affordability, Tuition Costs In University Of Michigan Speech

Posted 01.27.2012 | Detroit

If the Obama administration has trotted out one trusty example to symbolize the plight of the middle class, it's college graduates drowning in debt. O...