Articles about "Waiver"

Sep 05, 2017

Retired Representative and former Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce John Kline (R-MN) wrote in the trade publication Education Week late Friday, expressing concern about the rumors that some States may seek waiv...

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Aug 15, 2016

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report Monday which cautioned States and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) against relying too heavily on the large-scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ES...

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Nov 18, 2014

In a memo released late Thursday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) offered guidance to States on what they must do to keep the large-scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) offered by the agency.



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In a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today, a number of civil rights groups say they are concerned that the large scale waivers of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) currently in place in the majority...

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The recent history of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act cannot be written without listing several complexities. First, with the signing of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002 a new federal role in education was created. Second, a ...

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The US Department of Education (USED) is pushing ahead with several long-term initiatives. Two of these include expansion of the number of states with one-year extensions for their NCLB waivers and the other is a new competitive pre-schoo...

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From USED website - August 29th:

States Granted Waivers From No Child Left Behind Allowed to Reapply for Renewal for 2014 and 2015 School Years AUGUST 29, 2013

Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576,

As stude...

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Aug 29, 2013

On Friday, August 29th, the guidance for the second waivers is likely to be published in the Federal Register. While this may well be delayed, this means it will be out shortly.


On the USED website today (Aug 29th) is the follow...

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Mar 04, 2013

States’ Perspectives on Waivers: Relief from NCLB, Concern about Long-term Solutions

Today, the Center on Education Policy at The George Washington University released a report describing states’ early experiences in applying for flexibili...

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