Behind the Headline: Ciolfi and Rotherham – State schools aren’t held accountable for struggling students

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Ciolfi and Rotherham: State schools aren’t held accountable for struggling students

Richmond Times-Dispatch | 1/30/12

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Obama’s NCLB Waivers: Are they necessary or illegal?
Education Next | Summer 2011

In the Richmond Times- Dispatch, Andy Rotherham and Angela Ciolfi critique the NCLB waiver application submitted by Virginia, complaining that it would fail to hold schools accountable for narrowing the achievement gap. In the Winter 2012 issue of Ed Next, Rotherham and Martha Derthick debate whether President Obama was right to offer states conditional waivers releasing them from some requirements of NCLB.

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