No Child Left Behind
The Senate has passed the most sweeping education reform since No Child Left Behind in 2001, and one of Colorado’s senators is leading the charge.
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.
Students on Monday took to the state Capitol to share their frustrations with Colorado’s education system.
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.