By Ginger Livingston, The Daily Reflector
County and schools officials presented formal proposals on Wednesday for school funding and student achievement over the next five years.
The group, which is drafting a second Compact on Education, reviewed several formulas to establish annual funding increases more flexible than those in the first contract, which was built around set annual increases of $1 million or more.
By Avian Carrasquillo Daily Herald Staff Writer
Wheeling Township Elementary District 21 is the latest area school district to consider finding an alternative to accepting Title I funds, which are a factor in the No Child Left Behind Act.
Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 has already rejected the federal funds, which are used to help disadvantaged students. Northwest Suburban High School District 214 briefly considered it, but decided to c...
Mount Prospect Journal
By MATT KIEFER
September 1, 2004
Twp. High School Dist. 214 is going to have to think long and hard about how badly it needs to keep Title I funding flowing into its schools, and if $358,498 in federal assistance is worth complying with part of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation.
As it stands right now, Dist. 214 may have to offer "school choice" to students in the three high schools that receive Title I funding, namely Elk Gr...
SOMERSWORTH Parents with children attending Maple Wood School will have the option of transferring them to Hilltop School after the elementary school was labeled "in need of improvement" under the federal No Child Left Behind Law.
The move has angered Superintendent Charles Ott, who voiced his frustration at Tuesdays Somersworth School Board meeting over a law he said determines the v...
U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige has commented that federal education law and, in particular, No Child Left Behind legislation have prompted national discussion about student and school performance. It is certainly a complex issue and deserves thoughtful consideration and purposeful action.
Federal education policy, it appears, will have increasing impact on our schools. To the extent that federal mandates are not matched with sufficient funding...