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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

A Sweeping Overhaul

A Sweeping Overhaul

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"So teach your children well...." Sing along now. "The secretary of education, Arne Duncan, foreshadowed the elimination of the 2014 deadline in a September speech, referring to it as a “utopian goal,” and administration officials have since made clear that they want the deadline eliminated. In recent meetings with representatives of education groups, Department of Education officials have said they also want to eliminate the school ratings system built on making “adequate yearly progress” on student test scores." The whole article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/01/education/01child.html

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