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A compromise bill was a long time coming.
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Still, the Senate and House bills are vastly different, and the Senate version seems to have garnered more bipartisan support
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This latest waiver is designed to give the Miccosukee tribe more control over their children's education, Jewell said at
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In the Alexander-Murray reauthorization, assessments continue to eat up a notable portion of state education budgets. However, the language allows for states to seriously reduce testing time from that which is required of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) consortium tests.
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In recent weeks, lawmakers have renewed calls to rewrite the controversial school accountability law, which emphasizes standardized
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"Of course we should be asking the question: Are there too many tests? Every teacher and parent is asking that question, and
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Let 2014 slip away, with that noble but unattained goal. In 2015, let us use experience and research to find a better way to improve the schools. Students, educators, parents, and the country as a whole deserve better.
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"The waiver guidance issued today says: No Child Left Behind failed, but you can get out of it if you have college- and career
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Many teachers and their unions have warned that the confluence of these two drastic changes could spell major trouble because
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The Obama administration will announce plans on Monday to enforce a long-ignored federal mandate: a decade-old requirement that states give students of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds equal access to good teachers.
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The No Child Left Behind Act includes language requiring states to "ensure that poor and minority students are not taught
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“More testing, higher-stakes testing … a lot of teachers don’t like testing,” Grissom, an assistant professor of public policy
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The primary culprits against education include neglect, austerity, anti-intellectual/anti-science attitudes, good intentions gone awry, and malevolence aforethought.
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Education Department representatives didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Others rejoiced. The Washington
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"I'm never going away," Miller told The Huffington Post. "This runs way beyond my tenure in Congress. The caucuses have been
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These supporters also say the proposal would make it easier to roll out the Common Core, a set of learning standards adopted
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Instead of lowering standards, underperforming students with disabilities should be encouraged to learn at higher levels
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According to the reports, a few states are not using schools' shortcomings when determining their turnaround plans. But according
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Miller said the Education Department should find a way to enforce equitable distribution for all states -- not just those