Latest No Child Left Behind Act Stories

2008-09-15 09:00:43

By Libby Quaid Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Students are doing better in elementary and middle school, but key indicators show little progress among high school and college students, Education Secretary Margaret Spellings said.

2008-09-13 21:00:15

By Jennifer Gokhman Tracy and Manteca school districts continue to improve, with Academic Performance Index scores rising, and all 20 elementary schools in Manteca Unified School District reaching a score of 700 or above.

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Wang, Chuang Algozzine, Bob Abstract. Reading problems are among the most prevalent concerns in schools; poor readers in elementary school who do not receive special assistance are particularly at risk for dismal academic careers.

2008-09-12 00:00:23

At the end of this school year, two Ohio charter schools -- one in Toledo and one in Youngstown -- will be forced to close under a new state law that draws a line in the sand when it comes to poor academic performance.

2008-09-12 00:00:23

By Holly Usher Franklin Regional students have met adequate yearly progress requirements for the 2008 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment exams. All grade levels at all five schools met requirements for 63 percent proficiency in reading and 56 percent in math.

2008-09-11 21:00:21

By Emily Krone ekrone@@dailyherald.com Writing tests don't determine whether schools earn passing or failing marks under high-stakes accountability laws, but local educators continue to fight to keep writing a priority.

2008-09-11 12:00:33

By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Even with raised expectations, Kansas and Topeka-area schools this year leaped testing hurdles in greater numbers than last year.

2008-09-11 06:00:29

By Rowena Coetsee Two schools in Antioch Unified School District consistently have failed to meet federal benchmarks put in place five years ago, while a third school met them for the first time this past year.

2008-09-11 03:00:20

By Kavale, Kenneth A Kauffman, James M; Bachmeier, Randy J; LeFever, Gretchen B Abstract. The policies underlying the specific learning disability (SLD) regulations in the 2004 reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) are analyzed.

2008-09-11 03:00:20

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 It's that time of year again. The time when schools that have not met federal standards for two straight years have to offer parents a chance to pull their children out and to place them in another school that has fared better on state tests.

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