07 Jan '12, 10am

10 Years of No Child Left Behind: Flawed Beyond Fixing? | Care2 Causes

10 Years of No Child Left Behind: Flawed Beyond Fixing? | Care2 Causes

On January 8, 2002, President George Bush signed No Child Left Behind into law with bipartisan support. While initially hailed as heralding (to quote Bush) “a new era, a new time in public education in our country” that would provide “a new path of reform, and a new path of results” especially for disadvantaged students, ten years later, such results are remain elusive. NCLB is the latest version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act which was passed during the Johnson administration . It was an attempt to broaden the federal role in mandating regular standardized testing for all students with a view to establishing stands for school accountability. Schools that did not make “Adequate Yearly Progress” would be subject to federal sanctions: Federal funds would have to be set aside for for tutoring; students could transfer to non-failing schools. Under NCLB, 100 perc...

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[Event] January 12th, 2012 - “Stories Behind Si...

whatshappening.sg 07 Jan '12, 4pm

Venue: Promenades, Levels 7 & 8, National Library Building Street names not only help us navigate our way through Singapor...

Blog updated - Post New Years

Blog updated - Post New Years

hanzbr.blogspot.com 16 Jan '12, 5am

So what have I been up to since the beginning of 2012? Well, I've definitely been away from the spotlight for sure. I stop...

Who’s Greener? Who Cares?: #organic #food #bayarea

Who’s Greener? Who Cares?: #organic #food #bayarea

care2.com 08 Jan '12, 12am

Written by Brian Scoles , Earth Island Journal All I wanted was some sugar. Oh, for the days when such an errand was simpl...

Legendary Stephen Hawking to Turn 70 - Defies Disease | Care2 Causes

Legendary Stephen Hawking to Turn 70 - Defies D...

care2.com 07 Jan '12, 11am

FILE In this Thursday, April 26, 2007 file photo Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking is assisted off the tarmac at the Kennedy ...

Mother Faces Jail For Autistic Son's Absences | Care2 Causes

Mother Faces Jail For Autistic Son's Absences |...

care2.com 07 Jan '12, 6pm

27-year-old Andria Candice Black could face jail time because her son, 7-year-old J’Rez Tarrant, who is autistic, has been...

==>VERY GOOD==> To Know What It's Going To Be Like 100 Years From Today, Just Look Back 100 Years

==>VERY GOOD==> To Know What It's Going To Be L...

fragerfactor.blogspot.com 09 Jan '12, 4pm

Start with the fact that in 1911 there were only about 230 reported murders in the ENTIRE U.S.A. ! Or t here were only 8,0...

The Innocent 10,153,000,000 Victims Of The U.S. Food Industry | Care2 Causes

The Innocent 10,153,000,000 Victims Of The U.S....

care2.com 08 Jan '12, 1am

This story was shared by Robert Grillo, the founder of Free From Harm . Grillo started the nonprofit group to make people ...

After Oil Spill, Don't Shortchange Gulf

After Oil Spill, Don't Shortchange Gulf

care2.com 07 Jan '12, 2am

Note: This is a guest post from Martha Collins, a resident of St. Petersburg and a gulf representative for the Pew Environ...

By @HungryCow - Still Mama Mia After All These ...

thehungrycow.com 10 Jan '12, 3am

Al Forno is one restaurant that moo family enjoys but oddly have not returned to in the past 6 or 7 years. But boy were we...

Jerry Brown Closes California’s Child Prisons #Prison #Reform

Jerry Brown Closes California’s Child Prisons #...

ecolocalizer.com 09 Jan '12, 1am

This week Governor Jerry Brown announced that all youth prisons in the state will be permanently closed. These historic ch...

Success! FBI Changes Its Definition of Rape | C...

care2.com 07 Jan '12, 4am

Thanks to the efforts of the Care2.com community and years of efforts by the women’s rights community, thousands of sexual...

OpenNet's tangle of problems: Procedures 'flawed' and 'inefficient'

OpenNet's tangle of problems: Procedures 'flawe...

straitstimes.com 05 Jan '12, 12am

By Irene Tham, Technology Correspondent Internet service providers have criticised the consortium tasked with installing S...

Happy Monday! New Outfit Post!

songofstyle.blogspot.com 09 Jan '12, 4pm

I have a very similar necklace in silver. The best thing I bought last year - wear it all the time. I now want it in gold,...