Category Archives: No Child Left Behind/ESEA

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND REWRITE TO FACE ANOTHER SHOWDOWN IN HOUSE

Breitbart – Another fight may be on the horizon in the House of Representatives, as Republican leaders seem poised to again try to replace the controversial No Child Left Behind law with the Student Success Act, a measure that has proven to be … Continue reading

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The Blast Radius of Proposed New “No Child Left Behind” Bill

ACTION ALERT: Read information below then contact senators! People who care about the security and defense of this country need to contact: Rep. John Kline DC: (202) 225-2271 MN: (952) 808-1213) Website: http://kline.house.gov/contact/ and Sen. Lamar Alexander DC: (202) 224-4944 TN: … Continue reading

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Common Core a Huge Hurdle to Education Deal #stopcommoncore #ccss

National Journal – Republicans and Democrats are in rare agreement that there is a deal to be had on sweeping education legislation. But first they face the near-impossible task of getting past two words that have become explosively controversial: Common … Continue reading

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Alexander stakes out course as head of Senate Ed Committee

The Tennessean- After his lopsided re-election victory, Lamar Alexander is poised to become chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee in the new GOP-led Senate, opening a path for Republicans to pounce on a cornerstone education policy … Continue reading

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As Illinois’s public education system undergoes overhaul, focus shifts from old guidelines to what’s coming #stopcommoncore #ccss

Peoria Journal Star – Mrs. Hoffman’s classroom at Norwood Elementary School is buzzing with sound. The sound of small groups of students reading to each other. Sixth-graders Jason Sparks and Andrew Clark are on the floor, flat on their stomachs, … Continue reading

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Oklahoma became the second state to lose its waiver from the disastrous Bush-era No Child Left Behind (NCLB) scheme #stopcommoncore #ccss

The Liberty Crier – The Obama administration has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards despite assertions that the standards are entirely “voluntary.” Last week Oklahoma became the second state to lose its waiver from the … Continue reading

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Kline, Alexander Call for GAO Study on Education Department’s Waiver Requirements

Education & the Workforce Committee Press release: Leaders want information on how conditional waivers affect states and how department uses information provided by states to consider waiver requests WASHINGTON, D.C. | August 12, 2014 –House Education and the Workforce Committee … Continue reading

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