Latest No Child Left Behind Act Stories

2010-03-02 15:21:00

MOBILE, Ala., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnering with STI, a leader in K-12 education data management solutions, the Alabama Department of Education has successfully met all the Data Quality Campaign criteria for improving the collection, availability and use of high-quality education data to ensure student success.

2010-01-05 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Margaret Spellings, former U.S. Secretary of Education and one of the nation's leading experts on the competitiveness of the country's workforce, will be the speaker at Walden University's winter commencement on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 1:30 p.m. in Dallas.

2009-10-29 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- States vary widely in where they set their student proficiency standards in 4th and 8th grade reading and mathematics, according to a new report released today by the National Center for Education Statistics.

2009-09-09 09:00:00

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Questar Assessment, Inc.

2009-08-18 09:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill announced today that Missouri is the sixth state to join the independent English Language Proficiency Collaboration and Research Consortium (ELPCRC).

2009-05-12 13:35:00

The Obama administration is seeking to turn around 5,000 failing schools in the next five years by investing $5 billion to sway local officials to close failing schools and reopen them with new teachers and principals.

2009-04-20 13:45:00

More challenging middle-school math classes and increased access to advanced courses in predominantly black urban high schools may be the key to closing the racial academic achievement gap, according to a University of Illinois study.

2009-04-02 08:20:00

New Report Points to Technology as Scalable and Sustainable Solution to Increase Student Achievement in High-Need Schools WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) today released its annual National Trends Report, announcing new data on technology's power to increase student achievement and engagement, and equip our nation's children and teachers with the knowledge and technological proficiency necessary to position America as a leader...

2009-03-26 08:25:00

It turns out that being voted “Most likely to succeed” in high school might actually be a good predictor of one’s financial and educational success later in life.

2008-12-22 15:45:00

Parental education is a strong predictor of socioeconomic status and children’s educational environment - Nevertheless, some children continue to experience reading failure in spite of high parental education and support for learning to read.

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