In a letter to the White House on March 18, Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Rep. George Miller (D-CA) called on President Bush to increase spending for education by $10 billion over last year's level.
CONGRESS MOVES BUDGET RESOLUTIONS: Senate Resolution Gives Education $5.4 Billion More Than President’s Request ArticleMarch 25, 2002
Last week, Congressional action on the budget began in earnest when the House and Senate Committees drafted their budget plans and the House of Representatives passed its fiscal year 2003 budget resolution by a vote of 221 to 209.
In a new report, Implementing Title I Standards, Assessments and Accountability: Lessons from the Past, Challenges for the Future, Michael Cohen uses the experience of implementing the requirements of the previous reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act from 1994 to "shed light on the challenges and opportunities and choices facing federal and state officials" in implementing the No Child Left Behind Act.
Last month, Secretary of Education Rod Paige joined four former secretaries of education to examine teacher shortages, achievement gaps, school vouchers, standardized testing and other issues that affect grades K-12 at an education summit at Duke University.
No Child Left Behind
The No Child Left Behind Act has generated a hot debate among administrators, teachers and parents alike.
Playing off a Harry Potter book, Tom Corwin, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, found 9 3/4ths challenges for Title I in the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) in a speech at the National Title I Conference in Tampa, Florida.
In the days following the release of President Bush's fiscal year 2003 budget, top Democrats in the House and Senate lambasted the President for an education budget that was inadequate to meet the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act.
From Jan. 23-26 an estimated 2,500 education leaders from around the country met to learn about new challenges brought about by HR 1, the No Child Left Behind Act.
In his budget for fiscal year 2003, President Bush proposed a refundable tax credit.