Morning Announcements: House Scheduled to Vote on NCLB Rewrite
February 27, 2015 11:00 am
The White House threatened Wednesday to veto a Republican bill to overhaul the No Child Left Behind law, calling the effort “a significant step backwards.” House Republican leadership was working Thursday evening to figure out whether there are enough votes to pass their proposed rewrite of No Child Left Behind, several GOP aides and lawmakers said. The House is scheduled for a final vote on Friday.
According to many teachers, experts and advocates of the Common Core, traditional curriculum sources haven’t been meeting the demands of the new set of math and English standards that have been rolled out in more than 40 states in the past few years. More and more teachers are scrapping off-the-shelf lessons and writing new curriculum materials themselves. The Hechinger Report
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