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Posted August 06, 2013 in the News

L.A.'s is among districts exempt from No Child Left Behind rules

The Los Angeles Unified School District, and seven others in California, will have more freedom to spend millions of federal dollars, create new ways to

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Posted May 20, 2013 in the News

California won't get relief from No Child Left Behind law

The federal government made it clear again Monday that California will get no relief from education mandates that officials across the country consider a burden.

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Posted March 10, 2010 in Press Releases

Struggling Schools on New State List Need Assistance And Resources, Not More Sanctions

BURLINGAME – The state's new list of 188 of the most struggling public schools that face punishment due to federal or state laws once again points to the need for assistance to these students and...

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Posted August 16, 2013 in the News

Critics Blast Away at California Districts' Waiver

By awarding a No Child Left Behind Act waiver to eight California districts, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has embarked on an experiment that

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Posted September 03, 2013 in the News

Federal Survey Examines Parent Engagement in Education

A new national survey finds that most parents are attending their schools' parent-teacher conferences, receiving school notes and e-mails, and helping their children with homework.

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Posted November 02, 2009 in Press Releases

Coalition Warns Against Premature ‘Race to the Top’ State Policy Changes

Sacramento—The state Education Coalition today urged lawmakers to involve all stakeholders and wait for final guidelines as they consider potential education reforms related to the federal Race...

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Posted August 20, 2009 in Press Releases

Teachers Say Governor’s Rush to Change Laws So California Can Apply for Race to the Top Funding Could Undermine Student Progress and Hurt Schools

BURLINGAME – The governor’s call today to rush the Legislature to change state laws in order to meet federal funding mandates will hurt student achievement and is all too similar to the failed,...

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Posted July 11, 2008 in Press Releases

State of Board of Education Action Punishes California’s Students

“The State Board of Education’s action to force all eighth-grade students to take a standardized Algebra test is another one-size-fits-all approach that punishes students and public schools, and...

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Posted March 22, 2010 in Press Releases

California’s Educators Praise House of Representatives for Historic Vote

David A. Sanchez, president of the 325,000-member California Teachers Association, issued this statement today about the historic health care reforms approved by the House of Representatives on...

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Posted March 14, 2010 in Press Releases

CTA Concerned and Disappointed With President Obama's Plans to Revise Flawed No Child Left Behind Law

BURLINGAME – David A. Sanchez, president of the 325,000-member California Teachers Association, released this statement today expressing serious concerns and disappointment with President Obama's...

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