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Joy Resmovits

Louisiana Special Education Bill Would Segregate Students With Disabilities

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

Should schools expect students with a disability to know the same things as other kids their age to advance and graduate? This decades-old question...

Ed Today: John Legend On Education; North Dakota Withdraws No Child Left Behind Waiver Request

Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

John Legend, Saving Your Schools? Musician John Legend appeared at USC last night to promote his education reform agenda, according to the Daily Trojan. "If we think demography is destiny, we will allow our school system to confirm that belief," Legend said, echoing basically the entire reform movement. He serves on the board education advocacy group Stand for Children.

Joy Resmovits

Little Hope For Rewrite Of Expired Bush Education Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.19.2012 | Education

In 2008, Barack Obama campaigned on the promise that his administration would oversee the rewriting of the expired No Child Left Behind Act. But four ...

Iowa First State To Have Request For NCLB Waiver Rejected

Posted 06.25.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Education has turned down Iowa’s No Child Left Behind waiver request, according to a letter sent to Iowa Department of Educat...

Joy Resmovits

8 States Get Waiver From 'No Child Left Behind'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

Less than a week after presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney lambasted the Obama administration for not fighting inertia and special...

Florida Shows Why States Need Relief From 'No Child Left Behind'

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 04.11.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — By almost any measure, Norma Butler Bossard Elementary is a top performing school in Miami: It has consistently been rated an `A' by the...

How Long to Wait for Change?

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education
Lydia Dobyns

I can't help but wonder how much closer we might be to deeper education reform in this country if Arne Duncan had led with his No Child Left Behind waiver program at the beginning of the Obama administration.