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Master teachers don't need a map to find their way in educat...
The Arizona Republic
Aug. 3, 2004 12:00 AM

I was a "master teacher."

For years, I helped students explore the world of King Arthur, Beowulf and El Cid. I helped them travel back to lands of mystic America, Olympus, and Valhalla. I introduced them to people such as Mark Twain, Alexander Dumas, William Shakespeare, and Victor Hugo. I let them learn lessons from Macbeth, Victor Frankenstein, and Javert.

I helped students understand the Constitution, the Magna Carta and their...
50 failing schools pass federal test
Delaware Online
130 of 173 in Delaware reached No Child Left Behind standards

Staff reporter

More than 50 schools that failed last year to make the adequate yearly progress required by No Child Left Behind have cleared the hurdle this year.

In all, 130 of the state's 173 schools made the necessary progress, compared with 76 last year, according to the ratings announced Monday by state Secretary of Education Valerie Woodru...
Despite 'No Child' Law, Few Transfer Slots in D.C. Schools
Washington Post
By Sewell Chan and Valerie Strauss
Washington Post Staff Writers
Tuesday, August 3, 2004; Page A01

Students at nearly half of the District's public schools are entitled to switch schools under the federal No Child Left Behind law, according to test scores released yesterday, but D.C. officials said such transfers will be highly restricted because there are not enough open slots at higher-performing schools.

Sixty-eight of the 149 city schools that wer...
Report lists Nevada schools needing improvement
Las Vegas Sun
August 2, 2004

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - State Department of Education officials issued a report card Monday on Nevada's 568 public elementary and secondary schools - and a fifth of them got low marks.

State schools chief Keith Rheault said the designations were based on criteria imposed by the federal No Child Left Behind Act passed in 2001 and by 2003 state laws designed to bring the schools into line with the feder...
Number of schools failing to clear federal standard growing
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Tuesday, August 03, 2004
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The number of Nevada schools failing to clear the bar set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act is growing, with the bulk of low-performing campuses in the Clark County School District.

The Nevada Department of Education released statewide tallies for 2003-04 on Monday, which showed that 225 schools had been placed on either the watch list o...
Letters: Education Act is underfunded
FOND DU LAC Reporter

U.S. Rep. Tom Petri’s claim that states collectively sitting on $2.7 billion in federal education funds is a smokescreen (The Reporter, “Commentary: Beware of political attacks on federal education funding,” July 22).

The Bush administration is not adequately funding the rigid demands of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, misleadingly called the No Child Left Behind Law.

Wisconsin residents face a massive shortfall with state budget cu...
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