Reauthorization, outdated law, No Child Left Behind
No Child Left Behind, or the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, is long overdue for reauthorization. Speculation concerning when and how this controversial act would be reauthorized has occurred throughout the Obama administration. In a somewhat surprising move last week, President Obama unilaterally created rules for NCLB waivers. This policy brief provides a brief background, followed by a discussion on the new NCLB flexibility and how these changes could affect schools in Arkansas.
Newcomb, Misty and Ritter, Gary W., "NCLB Waivers" (2011). Policy Briefs. 55.