Students would still take annual standardized tests, but states would have much more control in how the results are used to scrutinize schools under a bipartisan plan to update the No Child Left Behind education law… 368 more words
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If there is one issue most Congressmembers would just as soon hammer nails into their heads as actually address meaningfully, it’s radioactive waste.
It’s a no-win issue for most members: no one, including no one in their own districts, wants nuclear waste around. 1,473 more words
The bill—passed out of committee in mid-February and considered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives last Friday—to launch a long-overdue reauthorization of the federal education law was not a good bill. 956 more words
Congress is in the midst of considering a long overdue reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, whose most recent 2002 version is called No Child Left Behind (NCLB). 965 more words