Update on NCLB Waivers

September 2013
NSTA Express;9/2/2013, p6
The article reports on the announcement of the U.S. Department of Education that states can now apply for the renewal of the waivers to No Child Left Behind (NCLB) for another two years. It indicates that states that have received waivers which will expire at the end of the upcoming school year in 2014 are eligible for renewal.


Related Articles

  • 31 STATES HAVE RECEIVED NCLB WAIVERS.  // Principal Leadership;Oct2015, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p8 

    The article reports on the approval by the U.S. Department of Education of new No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waiver renewals in 2015.

  • ED Expands Growth Model Pilot. Clarke, Catherine // ASHA Leader;2/12/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p4 

    The article reports on the expansion of the growth model pilot of the U.S. Education Department (ED). The pilot program is used to measure the improvement of the individual student towards the progress of grade-level proficiency. According to Education Secretary Margaret Spellings, the program...

  • Russo. Russo // Scholastic Administrator;Late Fall, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p17 

    The author discusses the issues related to the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act particularly the issuance of waivers in the U.S. The author is critical on the impact of the waiver wherein it gives tolerance in implementing new ratings and teacher-effectiveness standards that will take much longer...

  • Change, Sputnik, and Fast Food. Starnes, Bobby Ann // Phi Delta Kappan;Apr2011, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p72 

    In this article the author discusses education standards initiatives in the U.S. She argues that education standards should never be developed and implemented on a whim because they could potentially cause some students to suffer. She offers as an example the gold-standard research initiative by...

  • NCLB Waivers Raise Concerns. Armario, Christine // Skanner (Seattle, WA & Portland, OR Combined Edition);2/ 1/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p1 

    The article reports that the U.S. Education Department has revealed there is problem in schools being accountable for performance of all students during review of the U.S. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waiver requests. It states that applications were criticized for not setting high goals. U.S....

  • No Waiver Left Behind. POSEY, LEE // State Legislatures;Jun2014, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p25 

    The article focuses on the expansive federal education law of 2002 known as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law for which the U.S. Department of Education has allowed flexibility by granting states waivers from burdensome provisions. Topics discussed include the nature of waivers received by...

  • Va. Lawmakers Seek Answers to NCLB Waivers. Hoff, David J. // Education Week;8/10/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p24 

    The article reports that a bipartisan group of seven Virginia state legislators has written U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings seeking responses to state waiver requests under the No Child Left Behind Act. State Delegate R. Steven Landes, a Republican and the incoming chairman of the...

  • 26 States, D.C., Join Quest for NCLB Waivers. McNeil, Michele; Cavanagh, Sean // Education Week;3/7/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p24 

    The articles discuss the 2012 waivers granted to 26 states and Washington, D.C., in the U.S. that release them from some of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) educational law. The author looks at the need for states to adopt college- and career-readiness educational standards...

  • Two States Added to Department of Ed Growth Model Pilot.  // Electronic Education Report;6/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p5 

    The article reports that two states, Iowa and Ohio, are added to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) growth-based accountability models. The DOE approved the models as part of a plan for approximately 10 pilot programs to evaluate growth models, ensure their alignment with No Child Left...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics