No Child Left Behind
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
Connecticut has been given another year to work on changes as it launches a contentious set of school standards, federal and state education officials announced Thursday.
The Education Department could use federal dollars to build schools for districts that suffer traumatic events such as those in Newtown, Conn., under an agreement the Senate education panel approved Wednesday.
Connecticut has decided to seek a waiver from parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law and is asking school districts, education activists, parents and others for their input.
Connecticut’s top education administrator says the state might seek a waiver in early 2012 to some parts of the No Child Left Behind law.
The Supreme Court won’t let the state of Connecticut continue its legal challenge to the federal No Child Left Behind Law.