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A Teacher’s Guide to Fixing No Child Left Behind

Test obsession, narrow curricula, blaming teachers–a few problems resulting from the No Child Left Behind law that are unpacked in this animated video. The video details some of the problems created by NCLB and describes President Barack Obama’s proposal to … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind [Documentary Film]

Source: Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_Child_Left_Behind_Act The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) is a United States Act of Congress concerning the education of children in public schools. NCLB was originally proposed by the administration of George W. Bush immediately after … Continue reading

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Weekly Address: Replacing “No Child Left Behind” This Year

Having just given the commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, which has made inspiring progress in recent years, the President says Congress must replace No Child Left Behind to help all our schools thrive. May 21, … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Quantum Learning: Kansas 3C School District Granted NCLB Waiver!

The McPherson Unified School District in Central Kansas has been granted a waiver from NCLB, from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. (Quote) “In partnership with Quantum Learning and ACT, Inc., the school district developed the C3 — Citizenship, College and … Continue reading

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