No Child Left Behind Law Requirements
President Obama outlined his plan to provide states with the ability to opt out of provisions in the “No Child Left Behind” law. States will be granted a waiver from the program if they show they have a plan to help low-performing schools. "No Child Left Behind, passed during the George W. Bush administration, has been criticized for focusing too much on test scores. close
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Bill Haslam Governor [R] Tennessee
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Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s proposal to provide states with the ability to opt out of provisions in…
Debate on No Child Left Behind Program
Senators debated education policy and revisions of the “No Child Left Behind” law.
President Obama Remarks on No Child Left Behind
President Obama announced that ten states were given approval to opt out of the “No Child Left Behind” education law.…
No Child Left Behind
David Hoff was interviewed about the progress of negotiations on the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind law.