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Joy Resmovits

Obama Administration Steps Away From Civil Rights Promise, Advocates Allege

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

A tweak in the enforcement of the No Child Left Behind Act leaves some education advocates claiming the Obama administration is pulling back on a civi...

No Child Left Behind Rewrite Could Offer Gay Students Major Protections

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Buried in the proposed rewrite of the nation's massive education law are protections for gay and lesbian students that its supporters li...

Duncan Grants 3 More States No Child Left Behind Exemptions

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore par...

The Arcane Rules That Drive Outcomes Under 'No Child Left Behind'

shankerblog.org | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

A big part of successful policy making is unyielding attention to detail (an argument that regular readers of this blog hear often). Choices about des...

US states, Local Governments Plead For New 'No Child Left Behind'

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. state and local officials again called on Congress to pass renewed "No Child Left Behind" education legislation, ...

Taking Stock on the Anniversary of 'No Child Left Behind'

Brian Stecher | Posted 03.12.2013 | Education
Brian Stecher

Since President George W. Bush signed the law on Jan. 8, 2002, the ways in which American students are educated has changed considerably, often for the good. But there is room for improvement.

The NCLB Reauthorization We Should Be Doing Now

Alexander Russo | Posted 02.04.2013 | Education
Alexander Russo

As the lame duck Congress wraps up and energy builds towards a new Congress and a second Obama term in office, I can't help but wishing that reauthorizing No Child Left Behind was something that was on everyone's first order of business for January and February.

We Must Do More Than Merely Avoid the NCLB Train Wreck

Pedro Noguera | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Pedro Noguera

The Obama administration's decision to allow states to request waivers from No Child Left Behind was a step in the right direction, but only a baby step. Four in five schools will be deemed "failing" if nothing stops the "train wreck" that NCLB will inflict.

Joy Resmovits

Obama To Lay Out No Child Left Behind Waiver 'Flexibility'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

States that want out of specific No Child Left Behind provisions must adapt four reforms that mirror the administration's legislative priorities, Pres...

Republican Senators Introduce Bills To 'Fix' No Child Left Behind

Posted 11.15.2011 | Education

Former U.S. education Secretary Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) announced Wednesday a plan to introduce new legislation...

Joy Resmovits

Education Reauthorization: A Law Left Behind?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.26.2011 | Education

While Democrats and Republicans mostly agree that a sweeping federal law governing education desperately needs to be overhauled, they are divided on h...

Parents Across America Say Enough Is Enough!

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Leonie Haimson

Parents will no longer sit on the sidelines and accept the dismantling of their children's public schools. Enough is enough!

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Pledges To Work On Revamping 'No Child Left Behind'

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators pledged Wednesday to work together to revamp the federal No Child Left Behind education law, a day after President...

Obama's Education Reforms Criticized By Civil Rights Groups

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

President Barack Obama recently laid out a series of education reforms -- and many aren't happy about them. According to the Washington Post, a coalit...

Cheating and Goodhart's Law

Anya Kamenetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Anya Kamenetz

In the case of college cheaters, we train students to define their worth by grades. Then we give them boring assignments, papers that don't require introspection. The answer is simple: we're measuring the wrong things.

Obama's Big Educational Goals Translate Into Republican Retaliation Against Teacher Union in Florida

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The answers to improving education have to be holistic, and local. President Obama's good intentions of setting a tone unfortunately will not translate into more success until we deal with the whole puzzle.

To Strengthen Education, Strengthen Teacher Education Programs

Katie Stoynoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Stoynoff

If we want to create an educational system that works for our young people, we have to start in the places that provide us with the heads of our classrooms -- teacher education programs.

Obama Proposes Sweeping Education Reforms, New Federal Commitment To Kids

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — President Barack Obama is promising parents and their kids that with his administration's help they will have better teachers in impro...

The Big Picture on School Performance

Sam Chaltain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Chaltain

President Obama has repeatedly criticized the No Child Left Behind Act for keeping the "goals loose but the steps tight." I have a scorecard to propose: the ABC's of School Success.

Educating a New Generation of Entrepreneurs: The Best Anti-Poverty Program Around

Amy Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Rosen

It is my firm belief that we as a country must invest in our children's futures and put education back in the national spotlight. Education plays an indispensible role in driving the economy today.

'No Child Left Behind' Administration Proposals Seek Broad Changes

AP | LIBBY QUAID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is proposing to overhaul the No Child Left Behind education law, replacing the school accountability system ...

Fixing No Child Left Behind: What Our Schools Really Need

Susan Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Kane

As millions of kids headed back to school this month, many parents, teachers, and administrators had a lot to think about. Things like, will there actually be enough seats in the ballooning classes?

Educators Expect Obama To Change No Child Left Behind

Daily Herald | Matt Arado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of President Bush's most noteworthy accomplishments - the No Child Left Behind law enacted in 2002 - might undergo some fundamental changes when ...

Pennsylvania Campaign Journal: Obama Hams It Up, Flirts, And Gets A Bit Cocky

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Hillary is going to give it everything she's got, but an Obama spring is in the air. You could feel it on the bus tour.