No Child Left Behind
For the first time, the Obama administration is granting an Indian tribal school flexibility from some of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law.
Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
After hearing from concerned parents, educators and school officials, including Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, the state’s Board of Education passed a revised proposal which changes the way schools are graded.
A proposal which would change the way schools are graded and increase the number of ‘F’ schools in the state dramatically if implemented will be considered Tuesday by the Board of Education.
Florida and nine other states have been given an exemption to the No Child Left Behind law from President Barack Obama.
What happens when tons of Federal money is handed out without any required accountability? CBS4 Investigator Jim Defede examines a tutoring program in Miami-Dade County under a criminal probe for allegedly bilking taxpayers for “ghost” students.