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Restore the True Spirit of ESEA

Diann Woodard | Posted 03.04.2015 | Education
Diann Woodard

Congress has the opportunity to invest in our nation's most valuable resource -- our youth. We need to write to our legislators to remind them of the original intent of ESEA and the need to ensure that our students get a world-class education that allows them to become contributing members of society.

No Test-maker Left Behind

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Democrats in Washington don't trust the states to hold themselves accountable, and a recent audit of how Texas has mishandled a half billion-dollar contract with testing giant NCS Pearson shows why.

House Debating GOP Bill Despite White House Threat

Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

By JIM ABRAMS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The effort to rewrite the flawed No Child Left Behind education law is heading for a partisan co...

White House Threatens To Veto GOP Plan

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama threatened Wednesday to veto House Republicans' rewrite of the No Child Left Behind education law that could...

The Wrong Approach to Fixing No Child Left Behind

Raul González | Posted 05.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Raul González

It is time that the ESEA were treated once again as a civil rights law focused on bringing excellent schools into every community.

Florida Schools Receive Grades, New Charter School Earns F

Posted 08.31.2011 | Education

Despite higher writing standards in Florida's public elementary, middle and non-high-school combination schools this year, school performance remained...