Education Ticker

March 2007
Curriculum Review;Mar2007, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p2
This section presents news briefs related to education in the U.S. New York City Schools have been identified as failing under the federal No Child Left Behind law based on the performance of students. A law was struck down by a judge that grants Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa of Los Angeles, California, partial control of the school district. The Center on Education Policy released a new report on state accountability plans that govern testing programs under the No Child Left Behind law.


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