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Sens. Alexander, Murray Propose Bipartisan Measure to Replace NCLB
4/7/15 | The Washington Post
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Fixing No Child Left Behind: Oral Testimony of Martin West
1/21/15 | Education Next
Senate leaders have released a bipartisan proposal to replace NCLB which would give states more leeway when it comes to setting academic standards, evaluating teachers, and deciding what to do about low-performing schools. The law would continue to require annual testing.
Lauren Camera of Politics K-12 reviews what is in the bill here.
In testimony before the Senate committee on fixing NCLB, Ed Next’s Marty West emphasized the importance of the annual testing requirement.