Latest No Child Left Behind Act Stories

2008-09-10 03:00:19

By Meadows, Robyn For the second year in a row, 12 of the county's 16 public school districts missed academic targets, according to the state Department of Education report released Thursday. Most of them missed because of reading scores for students in special education.

2008-09-10 00:00:22

To: EDUCATION EDITORS Contact: Ramona Parks-Kirby, +1-202-822-7823, rparks@nea.org WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen. Barack Obama laid out strategies to reform education in Dayton, Ohio, today. The National Education Association applauded the comprehensive plan. "Sen.

2008-09-09 18:00:27

To: EDUCATION EDITORS Contact: Michele Prater of OEA, +1-614-227-3071, +1-614-378-0469 (cell) COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barack Obama chose Ohio as the place to lay out a comprehensive vision for public education in a speech at Stebbins High School in the Dayton area.

2008-09-09 09:00:39

By Kevin Butler . RELATED LINKS: * Search API/AYP test scores from area schools LONG BEACH - Facing tougher academic targets, fewer area schools this year met federal performance targets on standardized tests, according to data released Thursday by the California Department of Education.

2008-09-08 21:00:23

By Kimberly S Wetzel; Peter Hegarty and Peter Hegarty Most Alameda schools are continuing to meet their target for achieving academic growth based on how well students are performing on standardized tests, according to the latest data from the state Department of Education.

2008-09-06 00:00:23

By Jerry Berrios; George B. Sanchez Its students made modest gains in math and English this year, but the Los Angeles Unified School District still lags behind the state average and remains on a watch list for falling short of federal goals, according to state exam results released Thursday.

2008-09-05 21:00:18

By Amanda Baumfeld -- Link: Search results by school, district or county Most local public schools met state testing requirements, but they struggled with tougher federal goals during the 2007-08 term, according to results released Thursday.

2008-09-05 06:00:17

By Neil Gonzales A dark cloud has lifted from Taft Elementary School in Redwood City after hovering over it for several years. Taft finally shed a label as a campus needing to improve under the federal measuring stick, the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) program.

2008-09-05 06:00:17

By Kristofer Noceda Area school districts continue to show improvements on state standardized testing, but many still fail to meet federal expectations, according to Accountability Progress Reports, or APRs, released Thursday..

2008-09-05 06:00:17

By Kimberly S Wetzel Although many California schools meet or exceed state achievement hurdles, some continue to stumble over standards set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act and could find themselves on probation in the next couple of years, according to data released Thursday by the State Department of Education.

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