No Child Left Behind

At the lectern, Pontiac, Mich., schoolteacher Nicholas Gilmore discusses the No Child Left Behind law.
At the lectern, Pontiac, Mich., schoolteacher Nicholas Gilmore discusses the No Child Left Behind law.

The nation's largest teachers union joined school districts in Michigan, Texas and Vermont in filing a federal lawsuit yesterday charging that the Department of Education has failed to provide adequate funding for the No Child Left Behind initiative.


CHICAGO, Jan. 7 -- President Bush urged the Democratic-led Congress on Monday to revive a stalled effort to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind law before he leaves office, but he pledged to veto any bill that "weakens the accountability" measures at the core of one of his signature domestic...


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Calls Grow for a Broader Yardstick for Schools (Post, December 16, 2007)

The Imperiled Presidency A Textbook Struggle:  An Unlikely Partnership Left Behind (Post, November 5, 2007)

By the Mississippi Delta, A Whole School Left Behind (Post, October 28, 2007)

Ex-Aides Break With Bush on 'No Child':  Conservatives Giving Vent to Doubts; Support for Opt-Out Proposals Grows (Post, June 26, 2007)

Scores Up Since 'No Child' Was Signed:  Study's Authors Unsure Whether to Credit Law for Gains (Post, June 6, 2007)

'No Child' Target Is Called Out of Reach:  Goal of 100% Proficiency Debated as Congress Weighs Renewal (Post, March 14, 2007)

Dozens in GOP Turn Against Bush's Prized 'No Child' Act (Post, March 15, 2007)

Bush Proposes Adding Private School Vouchers to 'No Child' Law (Post, January 25, 2007)

Fairfax vs. 'No Child' Standoff Heats Up:  County to Protest Mandate on English Tests for Immigrants (Post, January 11, 2007)

'No Child' Law on Track, Spellings Says (Post, January 4, 2007)

National School Testing Urged:  Gaps Between State, Federal Assessments Fuel Call for Change (Post, September 3, 2006)

Tweaking of 'No Child' Seen:  Education Chief Urges Bigger Role for States in Initiative (Post, August 31, 2006)

More Schools In Md. Fail To Meet Goals (Post, August 17, 2006)

Private Tutors Are Not Always an Option:  When Education Firms Say No, Rural Schools Find It Hard to Obey 'No Child' (Post, June 6, 2006)

States to Test Changes To 'No Child' Law (Post, May 18, 2006)

Even Top Schools Can Fall Short Under 'No Child Left Behind' (Post, April 14, 2005)

Va. Is Denied Waiver From 'No Child' Law:  Reading, Writing Tests Still Required for Immigrant Kindergartners, First-Graders (Post, April 14, 2005)

New Rules for 'No Child' Law Planned (Post, April 7, 2005)

25% of City Teachers Short on Credentials, Janey Says (Post, April 5, 2005)

Scrutiny on Middle Schools:  Montgomery to Revamp System After Finding Inconsistencies (Post, April 1, 2005)

$655 Million School Budget Approved in Pr. William (Post, March 31, 2005)

Scrutiny Increases At Ailing Schools:  4 in Pr. George's May Get Assistance (Post, March 24, 2005)

Middle School Inconsistency Criticized in Montgomery (Post, March 22, 2005)

Maryland Is Hailed For Education Gains:  But U.S. Official Calls for More Charter Schools (Post, March 17, 2005)

Language Program's Aid Doesn't Stop With Kids:  School System Is Helping Immigrant Parents Adjust (Post, March 17, 2005)

Arlington School Budget Seeks Raises, Equipment Upgrades (Post, March 4, 2005)

Student Member Eyes Achievement Gap (Post, March 3, 2005)

Microsoft's Gates Urges Governors To Restructure U.S. High Schools (Post, February 27, 2005)

Cost Analysis Of 'No Child' Law Backed:  Study in Va. Precedes Weighing Withdrawal (Post, February 25, 2005)

Veteran Fairfax Delegate Won't Run Again (Post, February 25, 2005)

State Officials Seek Changes In 'No Child' (Post, February 24, 2005)

Series: On Law

Behind the New Law: Legislation Puts Teachers' Qualifications to Test
(Post, May 20, 2003, Page A06)

Behind the New Law: Law's Details Bedevil Arlington School Chief
(Post, April 8, 2003, Page A12)

Behind the New Law: English-Language Learners Called at Risk
(Post, February 18, 2003, Page A04)

Behind the New Law: Cost, Tutor Shortage Hinder 'No Child' Efforts
(Post, December 10, 2002, Page A16)

Knowing the Score on Tests: With a Proliferation of Standardized Exams, Educators and Parents Wonder What to Make of the Results
(Post, August 20, 2002, Page A06)

New Rules Hold Up Md. Student Transfers: Parents Need Choices in Moving Youths From Low-Performing Schools, U.S. Says
(Post, August 3, 2002, Page B05)

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