Posts Tagged ‘No Child Left Behind’

District Line Daily: Back in Monumental Business

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The Washington Monument is reopening today after being closed for repairs for nearly three years following [...]

D.C. Seeking “No Child Left Behind” Waiver

The Informer reports that the Office of the State Superintendent of Education is seeking a waiver for the 2014 performance requirements put in place by the Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act:
OSSE spokesman Brandon Frazier said that the District applied for a waiver for several reasons.
He said what OSSE wants to convey in its waiver [...]

DCPS Hoping To Leave “No Child Left Behind” Behind

Now that the Obama administration is offering waivers to states that have been bound by No Child Left Behind—the Bush-era policy that forced schools to show year-over-year testing improvements—WAMU reports that D.C. is joining 40 states who are applying for a waiver.
Kayleen Irizarry, the assistant superintendent of elementary and secondary education for all D.C.'s public [...]

It’s Not About The Bike(s): Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: "Howard Theater Set To Break Ground In August,"Dennis Sobin Is Offended By Anti-Fenty Booing," "Witness: Joe Price 'Pulled The Knife Out' of Robert Wone," [...]

Our Morning Roundup: McWhorter, Saletan, and the Color of Performance

Good morning, City Desk readers, and welcome to another edition of Freedom Friday. We're wrapping up our Summer Music Guide as I type, and I can assure you that it's going to be a doozie–the kind of doozie you'll likely keep on your coffee table from May 15 through September 1 as a quick reference [...]

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