U.S. Education Department

Texas Needs Extra Year For New Teacher EvaluationsTexas will need an extra year to unveil a new teacher evaluation system that's required as the state seeks relief from some curriculum standards mandated by No Child Left Behind.
Feds Grant Texas No Child Left Behind WaiverThe U.S. Education Department on Monday excused Texas from the most strenuous requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, granting the state a reprieve from some of the standardized testing-based accountability standards it helped pioneer.