Latest No Child Left Behind Act Stories

2008-08-29 03:00:44

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 More students from Wythe to Rockbridge counties passed state English and math tests this year, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Virginia Department of Education.

2008-08-29 00:00:32

By SUELLEN REED Special to the Courier & Press More than 1 million students across Indiana head back to school this month to begin another year of their K-12 education. Some will be going to school for the first time, while others will be anxiously looking forward to graduating this spring.

2008-08-28 15:00:57

By FM WIGGINS PETERSBURG -- The Adequate Yearly Progress results are in for the Tri-City area and only one school district made the federal No Child Left Behind act required AYP as a district: Colonial Heights.

2008-08-28 09:01:05

By LAUREN ROTH By Lauren Roth The Virginian-Pilot With tougher goals in place, one-fourth of the schools in South Hampton Roads failed to meet federal standards this year. That's up 71 percent from last year. Only Portsmouth showed an overall improvement. In Suffolk, failure rates tripled.

2008-08-27 21:00:35

Illinois students in grades 3-8 recently completed their annual weeklong series of standardized tests - the Illinois Standard Achievement Tests.

2008-08-27 21:00:35

By ISOLDE RAFTERY Seven years after President Bush's No Child Left Behind Act was signed into law, the academic gap among students of different races and incomes persists. The law demanded that school districts test their students every year and that those scores be made public.

2008-08-26 06:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevada Connections Academy (NCA), a high-quality, highly accountable distance education public school announced that it has added kindergarten through third grade beginning with the 2008-2009 school year.

2008-08-26 00:00:32

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Hinda Mitchell or Heidi May, both of Connections Academy, +1-614-224-0600 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug.

2008-08-25 12:01:08

By ANDREA EGER They are concerned about the impact of overcrowding. Tulsa school board member Brian Hunt said he is concerned that the mission of Edison Preparatory School could be "compromised" if too many students from other high schools transfer there this year.

2008-08-22 15:00:44

By ANDREA EGER 7 Tulsa high schools did not meet state and federal standards. Every high school in the Tulsa district except Booker T. Washington and Edison Preparatory is now offering parents the option of transferring their child because the schools did not meet state and federal standards.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.