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Archive: January 8, 2007

The No Child Left Behind law (NCLB) is five years old today and the celebration is muted. More than 100 children's groups, education organizations and civil rights groups, including groups in Montana, are calling for changes to the law before it's renewed. Reggie Weaver with the National Education ...Read More

Meats produced locally could soon carry a "Made in Montana" sticker. The legislature is looking at a resolution this month to send to Congress, asking that "Made in Montana" meats be allowed on the market. Tracy Houck with the Montana Farmers Union says that would clear the way through all the po ...Read More

It's been five years since President Bush signed the No Child Left Behind act into law, overhauling the way schools are evaluated and funded. Nationwide, over 100 education, children's and civil rights groups are calling on Congress to replace No Child Left Behind's emphasis on testing with reforms ...Read More

It's the fifth anniversary of the No Child Left Behind Act today, and the law is up for renewal this year. The federal law is meant to hold schools accountable for their performances with proficiency requirements for students. But more than 100 organizations dealing with education, children's iss ...Read More

More than 100 national education, civil rights, religious and disability groups are marking the fifth anniversary of the federal "No Child Left Behind" law today, by signing a joint statement calling for major changes in the federal legislation. Monty Neill with the National Center for Fair and Op ...Read More

Five years ago today President Bush's "No Child Left Behind" program was enacted, making sweeping changes in how schools, teachers and students would measure success. 100 national education, civil rights, religious and disability groups are calling on the new Congress to overhaul the law. They say ...Read More

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the federal "No Child Left Behind Act," an effort to give all kids an equal educational opportunity in life. The phrase came from a Children's Defense Fund slogan, but Minnesota Representative Mark Kimball says the law hasn't lived up to expectations. "The law ...Read More

Today is the fifth Anniversary of the "No Child Left Behind Act," but in the state with the nation's fastest growing school population, some say the Act is failing when it comes to important issues like smaller class size. Nevada State Education Association president Terry Hickman believes the act ...Read More

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