I thought I’d bring together a quick list of the best posts and articles about yesterday’s ridiculous decision by Education Secretary Arne Duncan to give an NCLB waiver to eight California School Districts — even though teachers had no role in the waiver request:
Two from Education Week:
Eight California districts receive historic NCLB waiver is from Ed Source.
Sacramento City Unified, 7 other California school districts granted waiver from No Child Left Behind is from The Sacramento Bee.
Three previously posted here:
More from Ed Week:
California Districts Get NCLB Waiver Despite Union Objections is a great post by my colleague Alice Mercer.
Critics Blast Away at California Districts’ Waiver is from Education Week.
‘No Child’ waiver creates rift among Fresno education leaders is from The Fresno Bee.
Hundreds of teachers at Fresno Unified meeting protest CORE waiver is from The Fresno Bee.
Teachers union fights new plan by Sacramento and other school districts to address low-performing schools is from The Sacramento Bee.
Fresno teachers union opposes extension of No Child Left Behind waiver is from The Fresno Bee.
California Districts Seek to Renew NCLB Waiver is from Ed Week.
California’s CORE Districts Faltering On Key Tenets of Waiver, Ed. Dept. Says is from Education Week. Thankfully, our Sacramento District recently got off that sinking ship.