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Oregon Earns Federal Approval For State Education Plan

OPB | Aug. 30, 2017 4:11 p.m. | Portland

Oregon's approved plan will guide school improvement in the state, in a more flexible way than under the old No Child Left Behind law.

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Working to Overhaul 'No Child Left Behind'

OPB | July 14, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

We check in with Education Week reporter Lauren Camera on Congress' current efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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Oregon Presents New Plan To Evaluate Teachers

OPB | May 1, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: After being granted extra time to meet federal standards, a group of Oregon education professionals has drafted a new plan for how teachers are held accountable.

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Oregon's No Child Left Behind Waiver

OPB | July 24, 2012 9:20 a.m.

Oregon has been granted a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act. What does this mean for the coming school year? 

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Checking in with the Teachers Union

OPB | Sept. 27, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Last week President Obama announced that states will have the option to opt out of No Child Left Behind, as long as they meet certain standards. What's the state teachers union reaction?

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Where are We Failing our Kids?

OPB | Aug. 5, 2011 9:20 a.m.

Deborah Meier has spent nearly five decades as an educator — from preschool to college. We'll get her take on what she thinks is missing in this country's education system.

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Schools Left Behind

OPB | Aug. 6, 2008 midnight

Did your school get the passing grade?