no child left behind

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Within hours of being confirmed, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, with Sub-President Donald J. Trump by her side, announced a new educational reform program called "Every Child Left Behind."
Republicans have long favored the use of competition to drive government reform. The Obama administration seized on this
Dr. Mercer: I am sad to report that my greatest fears were realized. My mother was hurt and we have had very little contact
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"Violence against women is endemic in Moldova, and in cases like Svetlana's it’s a double curse: rape followed by a forced
Just as American society has evolved past the fantasy that the typical nuclear family lives in a house surrounded by a white
What toll does poverty take on learning opportunities? How do we begin to reduce its effect on students? For the past decade
Now that the first month of school is over, parents can get ready for the next milestone of the school year - they will soon get reports of the state tests their children took last year.
The shortcomings of our K-12 system carry over into the postsecondary years at considerable cost. We still have too many instances of social promotion where high school diplomas go to "graduates" who can't do third-grade math.
“I hate reading.” Ouch. I’d rather walk across burning coal than to hear these words from the mouth of a student in my classroom
A week into her second grade year, as we lay snuggling at bedtime, I asked my daughter Anna what she thinks will be the hardest
In the past 14 years, parents have seen the destruction of neighborhood schools, based on their test scores. They have seen beloved teachers fired unjustly, because of their students' test scores. They have seen the loss of time for the arts, physical education, and anything else that is not tested.
Efforts by the Obama administration to keep some teeth in the new law's regulations are drawing a lot of pushback from Republicans
Remember this? "In medicine, a differential diagnosis is the distinguishing of a particular disease or condition from others
For-profit schools have no incentives to consider long term educational or social goals. Obsessed with achievement metrics that might persuade consumers to purchase their product, they often exclude students with cognitive, emotional or behavioral problems.
The ESSA standards are not self-activating. They will make a difference only if educators embrace them, and then select programs
The Common Core Standards were officially launched in 2009. The 2016 high school graduating class was in fifth grade. In June 2010 the final Common Core Standards were released to the public and state education agencies. The 2016 high school graduating class was in sixth grade.
Recently, the U.S Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah R. Malac, commissioned the distribution of more than 1.5 million student textbooks and teacher instructional guides to more than 5,000 schools in Uganda.