Tag Archives: No Child Left Behind

Political Notes – Will Deal snuff out marijuana cultivation in Georgia?

Has Gov. Nathan Deal put the kibosh on plans to legalize the cultivation of marijuana in Georgia for medical purposes? . . .

Tags: Adam Wise , Allen Peake , medical cannabis , Nathan Deal , No Child Left Behind , PSC , Rob Woodall , Stan Wise

School ‘report card’ scores show some improvement

Georgia’s elementary and middle schools did a little better on their CCRPI scores, according to the latest data from the state Department of Education . . .

Tags: CCRPI scores , John Barge , Nathan Deal , No Child Left Behind , school accountability ratings

Georgia grades its own schools under a new index

The state Department of Education releases its own set of grades for Georgia’s public schools . . .

Tags: CCRPI , John Barge , No Child Left Behind , school performance

Legislation would assign grades to public schools

Senate bill endorses the state Department of Education’s move away from the evaluation methods of the federal No Child Left Behind Act . . .

Tags: Georgia waiver , No Child Left Behind , public school assessments

Public schools outperformed charter schools last year

Georgia’s traditional public schools performed slightly better than charter schools last year when it came to making the adequate yearly progress spelled out in No Child Left Behind . . .

Tags: adequate yearly progress , charter schools , Georgia public schools , John Barge , No Child Left Behind , state Department of Education

Georgia schools get ‘no child’ exception

Federal education officials will allow Georgia to ease out of the standardized test performance requirements of the No Child Left Behind law . . .

Tags: federal waiver , John Barge , No Child Left Behind , U.S. Department of Education

Slippage by state’s schools on ‘adequate yearly progress’

The number of schools meeting the ‘adequate yearly progress’ requirements of the No Child Left Behind law declined this year . . .

Tags: AYP , John Barge , No Child Left Behind , public schools

Georgia could get ‘No Child’ waiver by end of year

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is impressed with Georgia’s school accountability plan, could grant the state a No Child Left Behind waiver by the end of the year . . .

Tags: Arne Duncan , Georgia schools , John Barge , No Child Left Behind

Georgia requests ‘No Child’ school waiver from the feds

Georgia wants to get out from under the test score requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act . . .

Tags: Arne Duncan , John Barge , Johnny Isakson , No Child Left Behind , waiver request

Georgia schools’ performance continues to slip

The number of public schools not meeting “adequate yearly progress” standards set by No Child Left Behind continues to increase . . .

Tags: adequate yearly progress , Georgia schools , No Child Left Behind