All posts tagged "NCLB"

  • Government
    Children Not Stuck In Failing CCSD Title 1 Schools

    (Karen Gray and Alexander Cooper/NPRI) – Is your son or daughter attending one of the 71 failing Title I schoolsin the Clark County School District? If so — and if you want him or her to go to a better school next year — you should consider taking advantage of a provision...

  • Opinion
    Obama Rules By Fiat – Again

    (Mike Brownfield/The Heritage Foundation) – In the shadow of yesterday’s disastrous Wall Street meltdown and President Barack Obama’s address to the nation, a lesser-noticed piece of news emerged from the Obama Administration: By executive fiat, the White House is once again circumventing Congress in the name of advancing the President’s agenda. It’s...

  • Government
    Adequate Yearly Progress – Not For CCSD

    (Alexander Cooper/NPRI) – The Clark County School District failed to meet AYP for the 2010-2011 school year. Under No Child Left Behind (NCLB), all schools and school districts are required to meet certain minimum standards (to make “adequate yearly progress”) set by the federal government. One of the primary factors that goes...