Back Up the Request
Mar 15, 12:00 AM
Urging Congress to send him a new education law by fall, President Barack Obama focused Monday on the big concerns of parents and lawmakers alike: how student progress is measured and how schools that fall short are labeled.
Mar 15, 10:49 AM:
President Obama asks Congress to send him a new federal education law by fall, citing expectation that up to 80% of schools may fail assessment standards under the No Child Left Behind program. Lend some substance to the generic proposals by looking at the nitty-gritty of turnaround strategies and school success stories. And what about other successful models—has nursing an underperforming school back to health worked as well as maneuvers like closures or charter openings?
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