WAIVER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WAIVER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) State ponders, Should it go back to No Child Left Behind? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58196296-78/waiver-state-board-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58196296-78/waiver-state-board-utah.html.csp">State ponders, Should it go back to No Child Left Behind?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T22:30:03.76-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After more than two hours of heated debate, the state school board voted Thursday evening to postpone a decision about whether to return to the unpopular federal education law No Child Left Behind. The board voted to decide at its Aug. 8 meeting whether to seek a renewal of the state’s waiver to No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Opponents of renewing the waiver worry that doing so would further tie the state to federal control, while those in favor of renewal say that returning to NCLB would harm Ut...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196296@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:30:03 MDT Utah education leaders debate return to No Child Left Behind http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58037710-78/utah-waiver-state-board.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58037710-78/utah-waiver-state-board.html.csp">Utah education leaders debate return to No Child Left Behind</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T16:41:52.712-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">State education leaders are considering abandoning Utah’s waiver to the No Child Left Behind law, partly as a statement about federal interference in Utah schools. The state school board spent more than an hour Friday debating whether to ask the federal government for an extension of the waiver for 2015. The waiver allows Utah to skip many of the most reviled parts of the No Child Left Behind law, including Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) measurements and the expectation that 100 percent of stude...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58037710@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:41:52 MDT