It is on its way out. But not exactly. Can it get more confusing as it is… Apparently, it can…
Obama Administration Calls for Limits on Testing in Schools
Obama Announces End Of ‘No Child Left Behind’ Era: Education Is More Than Tests
why did this administration had to continue the insanity called NCLB from the previous one [for two presidential mandates]?
Reforming No Child Left Behind
One Step Closer to Life After No Child Left Behind
The new law—the Every Child Achieves Act—would give much of that decision-making power back to states. Instead of the feds, state-level officials would determine how to assess academic performance, what counts as a struggling school, and which mechanisms to use to hold educators accountable for achievement. No more top-down reforms. No more mandatory interventions. No more Washington, D.C., bureaucrats stepping on the toes of local policymakers and educators who are much more in tune with their communities’ needs.
Right? Of course not. There’s plenty of important nuance here, and the legislative tug-of-war is just getting started.
Eight problems with Common Core Standards