Articles about "Waivers"

Aug 15, 2016

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report Monday which cautioned States and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) against relying too heavily on the large-scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ES...

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Nov 18, 2014

In a memo released late Thursday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) offered guidance to States on what they must do to keep the large-scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) offered by the agency.

 

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In a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today, a number of civil rights groups say they are concerned that the large scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) currently in place in the majority...

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The recent history of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act cannot be written without listing several complexities. First, with the signing of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002 a new federal role in education was created. Second,...

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The US Department of Education (USED) is pushing ahead with several long-term initiatives. Two of these include expansion of the number of states with one-year extensions for their NCLB waivers and the other is a new competitive pre-schoo...

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Mar 04, 2013

States’ Perspectives on Waivers: Relief from NCLB, Concern about Long-term Solutions

Today, the Center on Education Policy at The George Washington University released a report describing states’ early experiences in applying for flexibili...

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