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No Child Left Behind - Education Week

NCLB Waivers: A State-by-State BreakdownThe Obama administration announced in 2011 it would award waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act to states that agreed to adopt certain education ideas. 31 more words


CURMUDGUCATION: Law Professor Says Duncan's Actions Un-Constitutional

Law Professor Says Duncan’s Actions Un-ConstitutionalAn upcoming article in the Vanderbilt Law Review argues that the administration’s waiver program is both illegal and a very, very bad precedent. 240 more words


Public Support for Obama’s School Policies is Plunging

Mike Klonsky’s SmallTalk Blog: Public Support for Obama’s School Policies is Plunging

Mike Klonsky
August 22, 2014
Common Core State Standards Arne Duncan Barack Obama Rahm Emanuel Mike Klonsky’s SmallTalk Blog Charter Schools Corporate Involvement in School Reform High-Stakes Testing and Evaluation Politics Politics, Policy, and School Practices Privatization Standards-Based Reform… 166 more words


NAEP - Technical Documentation

This section of the NAEP website, technical documentation on the web TDW, is written for researchers and assumes knowledge of educational measurement and testing. TDW contains information about the technical procedures and methods of NAEP. 108 more words


On the Hypocrisy of Duncan

Check out @NEPCtweet’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/NEPCtweet/status/502871853523017729

I apologize to you, dear readers, in advance, but I must ask you to read the latest balderdash written by someone who works for Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. 231 more words


Help Teens by Helping them before they become High School Dropout

In a recent Wall Street Journal article by Jonathan House, companies in Carrollton, Ga. And several European companies with operations in the US are working with a few local school districts to replicate an apprenticeship program for high school dropouts. 433 more words