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CCSD Underperforming
CCSD Underperforming

AIR DATE: August 16, 2011

Clark County Schools were unable to make adequate yearly progress for a second year in a row under the No Child Left Behind Act.  There may be a reason for hope though.  The Obama Administration is going to give states the opportunity to opt out of the controversial law.  We talk with the district about the recent report and why they continue to struggle.  We also look at standardized tests and their place in education.
Sue Daellenbach, Dir of Assessment, CCSD
Bob Schaeffer, Dirof Public Education, Fairtest, a standardized test watchdog group

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The audio link is incorrect. Please fix!
Luis ZaldanaAug 15, 2011 21:34:03 PM
For more about the risk in NCLB waivers: for details on how NCLB should be changed to help improve assessment, accountability and learning:
Bob SchaefferAug 15, 2011 09:33:10 AM
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