S. 1177 retains the 17 NCLB mandated annual tests in grades 3-12 and includes of student test performance in state accountability systems.
There isn’t any shortage of amendments to S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, we have a running list of amendments thus far.
Passing H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, The Republican leadership in the US House of Representatives has worked a tremendous disservice on parents.
Today is a crucial day with bills offering a rewrite of No Child Left Behind. The Senate will continue debate on the S.1177, the House will take up H.R. 5.
We give you 24 reasons why H.R. 5, the U.S. House version of the bill to reauthorize No Child Left Behind must be defeated.
Several months ago the U.S. House tried to pass HR 5, until the effort was derailed by conservative outrage, it’s back and scheduled for a vote next week.
The US Senate has delivered on a promise to write a bill to reauthorize No Child Left Behind (NCLB) that Obama wouldn’t veto. It goest to a vote on 7/7/15.
The U.S. Department of Education just threatened to pull $140 million from the state of Oregon if a parental opt-out bill passes the state legislature.
Nevada’s rollout of Smarter Balanced this school year was an epic disaster. The state was not even remotely close to meeting the 95% testing threshold.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush pushes high standards, but says the federal government should have no part in setting them. He also promotes school choice.