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U.S. targets teacher-led test cheating

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Education will host a symposium and publish recommendations on how to prevent cheating on tests in school, officials said.
Study faults No Child Left Behind criteria

Study faults No Child Left Behind criteria

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Almost half of U.S. public schools failed to achieve year progress goals established by the No Child Left Behind Act, a public school watchdog group said.

Mass., Tenn. seek 'No Child' waivers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Massachusetts and Tennessee have applied for waivers from the federal "No Child Left Behind" goals.
Obama promotes early education

Obama promotes early education

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday spent some time with the preschool set, using a visit to Philadelphia to promote early education initiatives.
Lack of math emphasis in schools doesn't add up

Lack of math emphasis in schools doesn't add up

Is U.S. education like the weather? Everyone talks about it but no one can quite figure out how to improve it?
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Obama schedule for Friday, Sept. 23

Obama schedule for Friday, Sept. 23

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barak Obama will discuss providing states with relief from key provisions of the No Child Left Behind law Friday, the daily schedule says.
Obama to put mark on No Child Left Behind

Obama to put mark on No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan are ready to broaden federal influence in schools by ending key elements of No Child Left Behind.

Georgia seeks 'No Child' exemption

WASHINGTON, Ga., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Georgia schools should be judged on a range of student results and not on a single test, state officials said in asking to be exempt from federal requirements.
School reform: Teachers, public at odds on what to do to improve schools

School reform: Teachers, public at odds on what to do to improve schools

CHICAGO, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- With states scrambling to get out of No Child Left Behind benchmarks, anemic tax collections decimating education budgets and test scores indicating U.S. students are losing ground to students in other countries, how are Americans reacting to these developments and are they pushing for effective reforms or out to punish teachers?
MARCELLA S. KREITER

Bullying may result in lower test scores

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Prevalence of bullying on campus may hurt high-school student test performance, U.S. researchers suggest.
Duncan may lift 'No Child' school mandates

Duncan may lift 'No Child' school mandates

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is threatening to free states from No Child Left Behind mandates unless Congress amends the law soon.
Obama: 'No Child' needs replacing

Obama: 'No Child' needs replacing

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Saturday called on Congress to replace the federal No Child Left Behind law to promote education reform "from the bottom up."
Obama meets with scientists of the future

Obama meets with scientists of the future

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama meets with members of the administration and science whizzes Tuesday at the White House.
Obama challenges Congress on education

Obama challenges Congress on education

ARLINGTON, Va., March 14 (UPI) -- Nowadays, it isn't enough to make sure no child is left behind in education, but that all children succeed, U.S. President Obama said Monday in Arlington, Va.
Obama addresses bullying, education

Obama addresses bullying, education

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama convene the first Conference on Bullying Prevention Thursday, the White House said.
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