No Child Left Behind

CBS4's Shaun Boyd interviews Sen. Michael Bennet (credit: CBS)

Bennet Optimistic After Senate Passes His Education Bill

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.


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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.


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Students Hold ‘State Of The Student’ Address For Education Reform

Students on Monday took to the state Capitol to share their frustrations with Colorado’s education system.


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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.


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‘No Child Left Behind’ Loses Grip On Colorado Education

Colorado and nine other states were released from the constraints of the “No Child Left Behind” education requirements on Thursday.


President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Colorado Gets No Child Left Behind Waiver

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 Among 1st States Seeking Education Waiver

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.


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Colorado Drafts Request For Waiver From Education 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.


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Bennet Says ‘ No Child’ Law Did A Disservice

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.


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Lt. Gov. Garcia To Attend White House Announcement

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.



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