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Will Mississippi Fire Bad Teachers? A Round Table
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Will Mississippi Fire Bad Teachers? A Round Table

Southern Education Desk Reporter, Annie Gilbertson, joins Mississippi Association of Educators President, Kevin Gilbert, and Teacher Evaluation Council member, Stacey Donaldson, to talk about Mississippi’s first statewide, standardized teacher evaluation system.

Keeping An Eye On No Child Left Behind Waiver Requests
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Keeping An Eye On No Child Left Behind Waiver Requests

Mapping Southern states’ progress towards No Child Left Behind’s goal of 100 percent student proficiency by 2014, and tracking the accountability systems that states are proposing as an alternative to that goal.

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Georgia Applies For Education Waiver

Georgia is one of 11 states first in line to ask the federal Department of Education for relief from the No Child Left Behind law’s requirements.

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Bitter Harvest: Rural Schools Left Behind In “No Child Left Behind”

When a small town school fails under No child Left Behind (NCLB), it affects more than just those students. It can leave an entire community scrambling to deal with the implications.