No Child Left Behind
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
In exchange, Missouri must develop accountability plans that set new targets for raising achievement.
The US Secretary of Education visited Vashon High School in North St. Louis, talking about making progress in the failing district.
Illinois wants to break loose from the regulations of the No Child Left Behind Act.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois hopes to see the Senate pass the reworked law by May and have it signed into law by October 2012.
The Education Department is seeking a waver which is allowed but first they want to know what you think.
“Our students have shown steady, incremental improvement, and we know that represents solid progress,” said Christopher Koch, the state’s education chief.
The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said Friday it has notified federal officials of its intent to opt out of the federal law.
Kim Schlau, mother of teenagers Jessica and Kelli Uhl, who were killed by a speeding Ill. State Trooper, talks about Uhl Law, signed yesterday by Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn…Brentwood, MO, Resident Maureen Sanders gathers enough signatures to have audit of Brentwood’s books…Buckingham Asset Mgmt.’s Larry Swedroe on the stock market…The Muny’s Paul Blake on his 22 years in St. Louis…and Chris Tennell of the Clayton School District on waivers to states on “No Child Left Behind”.
MarketWatch dot com’s Jeff Reeves says “Don’t Panic”. Possible changes to No Child Left Behind? Debt downgrade and your mortgage. KMOX’s Mike Brown talked Wall Street with us.