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U.S. Dept. Of Education: Indiana At Risk Of Losing Its NCLB Waiver

The U.S. Department of Education released a report today showing Indiana is not in full compliance with the No Child Left Behind waiver requirements and is at risk of losing its waiver. The Department of Education conducted a review of the state’s procedures last August. “Based on the number of significant ‘next steps’ in the […]

The Indiana Districts 'Racing' For A $400M Federal Prize

23 Indiana school corporations have formally expressed interest in applying for a share in a $400 million pot of federal money at stake in a nationwide competition for school districts called Race To The Top. Obama administration officials will dole out the cash to districts who most impress them by “demonstrat[ing] how they can personalize education […]

What Obama's 'No Child' Waivers Say About The State Of The Union

President Barack Obama delivers his 2011 State of the Union Address.

With re-writes of the unpopular No Child Left Behind law stalled in Congress, President Obama could turn to the issue during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. It would be a logical step leading into a re-election campaign which might be driven as much by what Congress failed to do as it is by what the President managed to achieve during his last 4 years in office.

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