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  • No Child Left Behind overhaul should keep states accountable

    No Child Left Behind overhaul should keep states accountable
    The No Child Left Behind Act, a product of good bipartisan intentions and bad legislative drafting, is closer than ever to a rewrite that was supposed to have happened eight years ago. Two senators who were carrying widely divergent bills to reauthorize the school accountability law have devised a compromise measure — and there's a lot to like about it.
  • For a model on student testing, look to Finland

    To the editor: The controversy over standardized testing is not whether it is necessary; it's over what to do with the results. ("No Child Left Behind test requirements deserve support from both parties," Op-Ed, Feb. 3) Finland, which is known for the...

    Contaminated Hartford School To Remain Closed For Cleanup

    Contaminated Hartford School To Remain Closed For Cleanup
    HARTFORD — Clark Elementary School will be shut down for the rest of this academic year after testing revealed so many areas tainted with hazardous PCBs that it was impossible to pinpoint the exact source that is polluting the air, district...

    The teaching crisis that unions and school districts won't address

    The teaching crisis that unions and school districts won't address
    Los Angeles teachers and school district administrators are doing battle once again. Contract talks broke down last month after 18 rounds of negotiations on raises, healthcare costs, class size, employee evaluation and charter schools. Mediation begins...

    Dist. 36 parents experience challenges of PARCC testing

     Dist. 36 parents experience challenges of PARCC testing
    Winnetka parents seeking to become educated on Illinois' newest standardized assessment were put in the hot seat by District 36 administrators on Feb. 3. This spring, students in Illinois will be taking the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for...