Coffee, donuts, & NCLB waivers: Don’t miss it!

Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia submitted
applications for the second round of No Child Left Behind waivers by Tuesday’s
deadline, but a crucial question lingers: Did the Administration’s highly
controversial program for offering states freedom from NCLB’s most onerous
requirements make the situation any better? Tomorrow morning, the Fordham
Institute will host experts from the media, the Administration, and think tanks
to answer at “Weighing the Waivers: Did the Administration Get It Right on
ESEA Flexibility?

This panel discussion will investigate how the
Education Department’s ambitious attempt to bypass a Congress gridlocked over
ESEA reauthorization will alter state policies and the federal role in
education. There is still
time to register
, but for those unable to attend in person, you can stream
the discussion live from our website beginning at 9 a.m. EST. Don’t miss it!

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