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OBAMA ADMINISTRATION RELEASES ESEA BLUEPRINT: Proposal to Overhaul NCLB Centers on Raising Standards, Focusing Attention on the Lowest-Performing Schools Article

March 22, 2010

On March 15, the Obama administration released its blueprint to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

CONGRESS TO BEGIN ESEA REAUTHORIZATION: In Joint Statement, House Democrats and Republicans Outline Plans for a Bipartisan Reform of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Article

February 22, 2010

In a statement released on February 18, the Democratic and Republican leaders of the House Education and Labor Committee announced plans for a bipartisan reform of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES: New Alliance Report Calls on Congress to be More Responsive to the Needs of Rural High Schools Article

February 08, 2010

Despite often being shortchanged by current federal education policies, rural high schools routinely use practices that could be useful to boosting student performance in their urban and suburban counterparts, according to a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education.

OBAMA RELEASES FY 2011 BUDGET: Obama’s 7.5 Percent Increase for Education Programs Signals Commitment to Reauthorize ESEA Article

February 08, 2010

In a State of the Union address that was heavily focused on the economy and creating jobs, President Obama called for greater investments in education and a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

PRIORITIZING THE NATION’S DROPOUT FACTORIES: Alliance Brief Calls For “Legislative Triage” To Address Nation’s Lowest-Performing High Schools Article

October 13, 2009

According to data from the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University that is cited in the brief, these low-performing high schools are pervasive and exist in every state and over 80 percent of congressional districts.

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