Latest No Child Left Behind Act Stories

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.

2008-12-03 10:27:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In her new book, "Changing the Odds for Children at Risk," Dr.

2008-11-06 16:35:00

The controversial No Child Left Behind law has forced teachers in low-income school districts to craft a curriculum that marginalizes writing at the expense of teaching to the test, resulting in educators who feel straitjacketed by a high-stakes test.

2008-10-14 08:00:00

If there's one feature that defines the presidential debate on education, it's this: near silence.

2008-10-13 18:00:22

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Education and individual state departments of education have recognized achievement gains at three EdisonLearning schools, all part of EdisonLearning's national network of more than 100 schools in 23 states.

2008-10-13 09:00:23

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News Since receiving the green light from the Utah Legislature on computer-adaptive testing, State Office of Education officials are now hitting up the federal government for approval. And the request may be affected by the presidential election.

2008-10-10 03:00:26

To the average person on the street, "graduation rate" means the number of high school seniors who actually receive their diplomas; e.g., 200 seniors, 200 diplomas, equals 100 percent; or 200 seniors, 150 diplomas, equals 75 percent.

2008-10-10 03:00:26

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 Slightly more than half of Roanoke students graduated on time with a standard or advanced high school diploma this spring, according to new information released Wednesday by the Virginia Department of Education.

2008-10-09 18:00:30

By ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writer Great cheers and sighs of relief went up at Annapolis High yesterday when teachers and students learned that after six long years and enduring some tough changes, their school finally has met state targets on standardized tests.

2008-10-09 03:00:31

By Byrnes, MaryAnn This exploratory case study examined how general and special education teachers in one school district interpreted three frequently used accommodations.

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