Posts Tagged: U.S. Education Department

DC Shuttle: Congress to Update No Child Left Behind?

On Tuesday, the House voted 365-54 to pass the latest in a series of bills to update the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education law. This latest legislation (H.R. 2218) aims to establish more charter schools in order to increase student achievement around the country. Currently, the national charter school program provides funding for states to establish new charter schools. H.R. 2218 would provide...