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Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...www.ccboe.net The Every Student Succeeds Act removes many of the federal standards put in place by the expired No Child Left Behind Act, ending the Common Core mandate and placing more power into the hands of ... Students from Richmond and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/columbia-county-board-education
Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...www.ccboe.net The Every Student Succeeds Act removes many of the federal standards put in place by the expired No Child Left Behind Act, ending the Common Core mandate and placing more power into the hands of ... Students from Richmond and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/columbia-county-boar
Rick Allen's staffers to hold office hours in Columbia County

...Student Success Act that Allen, a member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, supported to eliminate No Child Left Behind legislation, restore local control of education and expand opportunities in K-12 schools.Allen said he and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-08/allens-staffers-hold-communi
Across Georgia

...some answers herself.Flanagan said she faced pressure to show student improvement under benchmarks set in the No Child Left Behind Act.Flanagan was sentenced to five years of probation, a $6,000 fine and 200 hours of community service.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-20/across-georgia
Education Oversight Committee approves new standards to replace Common Core in South Carolina classrooms

...high school. That's essential for the state to maintain its waiver from the all-or-nothing provisions of No Child Left Behind, which otherwise requires every student to score proficiently on end-of-year tests.According to a review...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-09/education-oversight-commi
Ex-superintendent in Atlanta cheating scandal dies

...found widespread cheating on annual state exams that were used to determine whether schools satisfied the federal No Child Left Behind law. Test results were tied to extra funding.Investigators reported cheating in 44 schools with nearly 180 educators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-02/ex-superintendent-atla
Rants & Raves

...think that both liberals and conservatives can agree that the problem is too many standardized tests. Thank you, No Child Left Behind (a bill that our current House Speaker John Boehner co-sponsored). Stop teaching to the tests, and our kids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-18/rants-raves
Some Richmond County schools make gains on College and Career Readiness Performance Index, but school system still struggles

...exceptional performance.The system was implemented in 2012, replacing the Adequate Yearly Progress measurement used in No Child Left Behind. The CCRPI formula has been tweaked every year since, incorporating school system feedback to make the assessment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-16/some-richmond-county-scho
Standardized tests losing impact in Georgia

...scores.But last month U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said states that had waivers under the federal No Child Left Behind act could delay for a year the inclusion of high-stakes test results in teacher evaluations."I believe testing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-03/standardized-tests-lose-g
South Carolina education board OKs timeline for new standards

...college and career ready," as required to maintain the state's waiver from the all-or-nothing provisions of No Child Left Behind. Without that waiver, the state would lose control over much of its federal money for high-poverty schools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-13/south-carolina-education-boar