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States move to reduce time spent on Common Core-based exam

...Washington next year," he said.Wetzel was referring to the congressional debate to overhaul the No Child Left Behind education law, which has annual testing requirements.Colorado is among the states that didn't wait for PARCC to reduce exam...
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In hindsight, Jeb says he wouldn't invade Iraq

...Bush is asked uncomfortable questions about his brother's time in office. Among them: the No Child Left Behind education law and the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina.Bush said he had not spoken to his brother before talking...
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Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

...established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a rewrite of the much-criticized education law that would return much of that power to the states.The 81-17 vote comes a week after the House passed its own rewrite...
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My Turn: Alaska Legislature should pass Bree's Law and Erin's Law

...teen dating violence awareness, prevention and healthy relationships. Currently, teen dating violence awareness education laws have been passed in 21 states. The benefits of this education will help young adults by making them aware of the...
Juneau School District hires special investigator for hazing case

...didn't have a connection to anybody who could be involved." According to Sedor's website, he specializes in education law and works with one-third of the state's school districts on legal matters.Sedor has already been talking to...
Law firm's shareholder members retire

...Walter "Bud" Carpeneti. She has a general civil practice including real estate, business, employment, contract and education law.This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the Faulkner Banfield law firm. Herbert Faulkner began practicing...
State board adopts school performance regulation

...the Alaska School Performance Index, which rates public schools by stars, as part of its waiver from the federal education law No Child Left Behind. Five stars is the highest rating, one star the worst.But the department found small schools...
Begich: Public money for public schools

...state has funded schools well.Begich said he is doing his part on education, including pushing to get rid of the education law No Child Left Behind, which he and others have argued takes a one-size-fits-all approach to education that doesn't...
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State taking steps for NCLB waiver

...commissioner said Monday that the state plans to take the steps needed to seek a waiver from provisions of the federal education law No Child Left Behind.Michael Hanley told The Associated Press the decision boiled down to either seeking a waiver...

...contributed to why nearly 58 percent of Alaska schools failed to show "adequate yearly progress" under new federal education law. The No Child Left Behind Act, signed in January 2002 by President George Bush, requires states to test students...


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