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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

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.


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Nev. Gets 1-Year Pass On School Standards

Nevada schools are getting another year-long exemption from the tough requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.


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Teachers Get Reprieve Until 2016

The Education Department is offering states more time to enact promised reforms in exchange for permission to ignore unworkable parts of No Child Left Behind.


Clark County Schools Hit Record Low For Federal Standards

The nation’s fifth-largest school district has hit a new low under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.


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Nevada Granted Waiver From No Child Left Behind

The Obama administration has approved Nevada’s request to substitute its own student achievement and teacher accountability standards for the federal No Child Left Behind law.


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CCSD Delays Contract Extension

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  Clark County school board members have delayed extending a for-profit company’s contract to manage seven valley schools.  While parents support the job Edison Learning is doing, district officials say student performance […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/09/2012

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Nevada To Apply For “No Child Left Behind” Waiver

Nevada will apply for a waiver from federal No Child Left Behind education requirements in February.

CBS Las Vegas–02/01/2012

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High School Students Taking Proficiency Exam

Thousands of high school students are taking the state proficiency exam this week.

CBS Las Vegas–03/08/2011