Tag Archives: No Child Left Behind Act

Tuesday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Juvenile Justice secretary meets with Capitol protesters, Tallahasee.com Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters listened to the personal stories of several activists who have resided in Gov. Rick Scott’s office since Tuesday of last week. While the group, mostly comprised of members of social activists the Dream Defenders, is adamant about working to abolish […]

Should States Be Allowed to Waive No Child Left Behind’s “Highly Qualified Teacher” Requirement?

The education spending bill, approved by the House Appropriations Committee panel, has catalyzed a continuing debate on whether conditional waivers of the NCLB “highly qualified” teacher requirement should be given to the states. The “highly qualified” teacher provision requires that teachers have a bachelor’s degree in the subject area they teach and could, in effect, […]