Getting Results In ID

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Magic Valley Times News

Jan 17, 1:00 AM

Don't Overcorrect or Overexpect with New Education Ranking

The Idaho State Department of Education had a lot going in its favor when it created a new accountability plan while applying for a waiver from the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 2001. ESEA — better know to us all as the No Child Left Behind Act — was flawed at its inception and created benchmarks for adequate yearly progress (AYP) that are set to doom most schools to the status of “failure” within the next couple of years.



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Jan 17, 7:38 AM:

Editorial opines NCLB waiver won't lift achievement on it's own. No addressing how to improve learning here, only an observation that new plan just another way to measure outcomes. 


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