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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

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.

09/08/2014

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41 Percent of Va. Schools Meet Education Benchmarks

Forty-one percent of Virginia’s public schools met annual benchmarks aimed at reducing proficiency gaps between low-performing and high-performing schools, state education officials said Tuesday.

09/17/2013

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Study: Waivers Leave Behind At-Risk Students

A coalition of education and civil rights activists says millions of at-risk students could fall through the cracks as a result of the Obama administration’s decision to allow states to ignore parts of the No Child Left Behind education law.

08/27/2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks to students after reading the Dr. Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham" at Rolling Terrace Elementary School on March 1, 2013 in Takoma Park, Md. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate GOP: Education Secretary Has ‘States Over A Barrel’ On Sweeping Rewrite Of No Child Left Behind

The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday finished its sweeping rewrite of No Child Left Behind that eases coast-to-coast requirements for schools and gives states greater independence to set their own goals.

06/13/2013

The good intentions of No Child Left Behind have not yielded good policy, the Democratic chairman of the Senate education panel said Tuesday as lawmakers began to rewrite the sweeping legislation that governs all schools that receive federal tax dollars. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Accuses Dems Of Pushing ‘National School Board’ To Replace No Child Left Behind

The good intentions of No Child Left Behind have not yielded good policy, the Democratic chairman of the Senate education panel said Tuesday as lawmakers began to rewrite the sweeping legislation that governs all schools that receive federal tax dollars.

06/11/2013

The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Experts: US Schools Should Make Physical Education A Core Subject

The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a core subject.

05/23/2013

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Education Dept. Gives 3 More States Waivers On No Child Left Behind

Three more states have received permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind education law.

05/20/2013

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Bush Started As Uniter, Ended Up Divider

On June 12, 1999, George W. Bush began his White House quest with this comment at to a barbecue-going crowd in Iowa: “This country is hungry for a new style of campaign … a campaign that unites all Americans toward a better tomorrow.”

04/22/2013

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8 States Get Waiver From No Child Left Behind

Federal officials are granting another eight states flexibility from the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law.

05/29/2012

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Virginia Seeks Exemption From Portions Of No Child Left Behind Act

Virginia education officials are asking the U.S. Department of Education to exempt the state from certain requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

02/23/2012

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