Obama Administration Approves First Waiver For Tribal SchoolFor 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.
'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince 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.
Educ. Board Approves New School Grading CriteriaAfter 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.
Grade Change Proposal Would Make More 'F' SchoolsA 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 Gets Waiver From No Child Left BehindFlorida and nine other states have been given an exemption to the No Child Left Behind law from President Barack Obama.
CBS4 Investigates: Criminal Probe Into After School Tutoring Program 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.