With no easy answer to education reform, Congress meets to decide whether to rewrite the No Child Left Behind act and shift the power to administer tests from the Fed to the States.
Aug.12 (Bloomberg) — Although President Barack Obama is on the ropes, with even some Democratic allies describing him as weak and passive, this week he showed boldness and imagination in one vital area: education. Obama backed Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s announcement that he will grant waivers to states that want to be excused from the […]
President Barack Obama’s “Plan B” for education reform, which would free states from No Child Left Behind requirements if they can prove they’re making progress, is coming under fire from Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Education and Labor Committee . President Obama called on Congress to pass an education overhaul […]