No State Meeting Teacher Provision of ‘No Child’ Law
No state is expected to meet the looming deadline for putting a “highly qualified” teacher in every core-subject classroom, federal officials confirmed last week.
Nine states, along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, face losing federal money because of foot-dragging, the officials said. But those jurisdictions could also get off with agreeing to changes in the way they have been defining or tallying teachers’ status under the No Child Left Behind Act.
The states are Alaska, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska,...
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