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Federal Role in Education

After NCLB? Emerging Strategy Shift

Gary M. Ratner | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Gary M. Ratner

Now is the critical time for Congress to shift from NCLB's punitive, harmful and ineffective high-stakes testing strategy to a supportive, beneficial and effective strategy: guiding, assisting, funding and holding accountable our low-achieving schools to improve by doing what works.

Citing Politics, Some States Forego Waivers And Stay With No Child Left Behind

AP | By KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 02.10.2012 | Education

PITTSBURGH -- Some of the nation's largest states are questioning whether the Obama administration's offer to let them escape certain mandates of the ...

Joy Resmovits

Harkin's Education Bill Draft Shows A Federal Rollback | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.10.2011 | Education

An early draft of a Senate committee's sweeping rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act rolls back major accountability provisions of th...