No Child Left Behind http://www.kunc.org en No Family Left Behind http://www.kunc.org/post/no-family-left-behind <p>Recently President Obama gave Colorado and other states the green light to scrap the No Child Left Behind Law. Passed in 2002 to widespread bipartisan support it made schools accountable for the performance of all students. KUNC commentator Pius Kamau says the intentions of the law were good, but more needs to be done. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Dr. Pius Kamau 22570 at http://www.kunc.org No Family Left Behind AP: First 10 States Granted Waivers From 'No Child Left Behind' http://www.kunc.org/post/ap-first-10-states-granted-waivers-no-child-left-behind Following up on a plan he unveiled last September to let states apply to be exempt from basic elements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, President Obama will today announce the first 10 states that have qualified for such exemptions.<p>The Associated Press, citing "a White House official ... Thu, 09 Feb 2012 12:05:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 22084 at http://www.kunc.org EdNews: State Makes Its Waiver Bid http://www.kunc.org/post/ednews-state-makes-its-waiver-bid <p>The Colorado Department of Education on Monday filed its formal application for waiver from some provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law, asking for exemption from NCLB&rsquo;s requirements for Adequate Yearly Progress and for greater flexibility in spending of some federal funds.</p><p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:15:49 +0000 Education News Colorado 17662 at http://www.kunc.org EdNews: State Makes Its Waiver Bid President Continues Push for Education Reform, Colorado Senator Leading the Charge http://www.kunc.org/post/president-continues-push-education-reform-colorado-senator-leading-charge <p>Prior to addressing the nation about America&rsquo;s involvement in Libya Monday night, President Obama spoke about education reform saying students should take fewer tests. It&rsquo;s something that one Colorado Senator is working to make a reality. Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:28:54 +0000 Brian Larson 5795 at http://www.kunc.org President Continues Push for Education Reform, Colorado Senator Leading the Charge Bennet, Alexander to Announce Education Reform Task Force http://www.kunc.org/post/bennet-alexander-announce-education-reform-task-force <p>Education reform has been in the spotlight this week after President Obama urged lawmakers to overhaul No Child Left behind by the start of the next school year. And now Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is introducing legislation on Thursday to get that the process going. Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:39:04 +0000 Brian Larson 5203 at http://www.kunc.org Bennet, Alexander to Announce Education Reform Task Force