Rewriting No Child Left Behind: Competing views

Here are the clashing Republican and Democratic visions.

Superintendents forced to tell parents their schools are failing, even though they aren’t

It's about No Child Left Behind and the U.S. Education Department.

How students will be affected by federal revocation of Washington’s NCLB waiver

A school board member details what will be lost by the Education Department's action.

Arne Duncan brings hammer down on Washington state, pulling its ‘No Child’ waiver

State loses its No Child Left Behind waiver because it didn't do what Arne Duncan wanted.

‘No one really cares, do they?’

A new report explains why the law won't be rewritten anytime soon.

What happened to ‘scientifically based’ research in ed policy?

What happens when reformers' call for scientifically based research to drive ed policy contradicts reformers' agenda?

What House Republicans did right with the education bill

The House passes a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind law with not a single Democratic vote.

Don’t expect Congress to end test-and-punish core of NCLB

Congress is starting new attempts to rewrite the law, but here's why they won't fix it.

How arcane rules — not student achievement — drove No Child Left Behind

"Phrases such as 'we need to hold schools accountable' sound wonderful, but what really matters is how we do so."

Teacher: How my job went from great to infuriating

Here's a call for the end of high-stakes standardized tests from a teacher who chronicles how school reform forced him to change how he taught.

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