No Child Left Behind
Education Officials Say Officials: More Time In Classroom Will Give Students Access To More Well-Rounded Curriculum
School for thousands of public school students is about to get quite a bit longer. Five states, including Colorado, are set to announce Monday that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013.
Colorado and nine other states were released from the constraints of the “No Child Left Behind” education requirements on Thursday.
Colorado received a waiver Thursday from the No Child Left Behind law, becoming one of 10 states to get relief from the highly criticized federal policy.
Colorado is among the first states asking for federal permission to overhaul how it measures student achievement under the federal No Child Left Behind law.
The Colorado Department of Education is asking for feedback on a draft of its request for a waiver from parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law.
Sen. Michael Bennet said Monday in Wheat Ridge that the proposed reauthorization of No Child Left Behind is not perfect, but that the law in its current form is flawed.
Colorado’s lieutenant governor will be at the White House Friday when President Barack Obama discusses changes to the once-lauded No Child Left Behind law.
Colorado will join other states seeking a waiver from parts of the highly criticized federal No Child Left Behind law, the Colorado Board of Education decided Wednesday.
Few members of Congress are as passionate about improving education as Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet.
Democrats and Republicans in Colorado seem to agree Congress should indeed repeal the education law and are near agreement on a resolution telling Congress the education law is “ineffective.”