Latest No Child Left Behind Act Stories

2008-09-28 09:25:00

Analysis of California elementary school achievement data shows projected improvements in student performance will fall short of legislated benchmarks.

2008-09-27 09:00:13

By RHONDA BODFIELD Marie Curie probably wouldn't be impressed with the state's first results on the new AIMS science test.

2008-09-27 00:00:32

OUR OPINION Half the state's public schools, including 58 in our region, are not meeting mandated progress benchmarks, but to dumb down the standards and toss out the MCAS test, as some are suggesting, would be setting education reform - and our children's future - back decades.

2008-09-26 21:00:25

By Phyllis Coulter BLOOMINGTON - Irving Elementary School's significant increase in reading scores impressed a U.S. Department of Education official who visited the school Thursday. "You have a lot of be proud of," Todd Zoellick said at an all- school assembly.

2008-09-26 09:00:32

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News The Legislature's Education Interim Committee recommended taking action that would allow educators to increase using technology in determining how to help students improve academically. "Times have changed," said Sen.

2008-09-26 03:00:29

By Neill, Monty With more pressing issues on its agenda and no consensus about how to proceed, Congress probably will delay until after this November's elections the reauthorization of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), a framework of standards, tests, and consequences initiated by the 1994 authorization of the Elementary and secondary Education Act (ESEA).

2008-09-25 21:00:00

By NANCY REARDON NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND Nine South Shore elementary schools failed to make the grade in English and language arts skills under the requirements of the federal government's No Child Left Behind program.

2008-09-24 09:00:37

By Philip Ferolito Seven years after Congress adopted the No Child Left Behind Act, schools here and across the state are still struggling to meet the law.

2008-09-23 09:00:56

By SARA PLUMMER See all 45 schools named to the 2008 Oklahoma School Improvement List: tulsaworld.com/improvement list The school and three others in Tulsa are removed from the School Improvement List.

2008-09-22 08:15:00

By Gerald N. Tirozzi The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is delighted to have Strong American Schools as a partner in promoting a common agenda of closing the achievement gap and ensuring that all students receive a high-quality education.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.