No Child Left behind

The record for the most wins in a regular season was held for two decades by the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls team. Former NBA player Michael Jordan released a statement: “I want to congratulate the Warriors on an amazing season,” he said. “The game of basketball is always evolving and records are made to be broken.”

Acting Education Secretary John King is on a mission to reset the tone about teachers. Under the new federal education law, teachers will have greater input in education policy.

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge delivers this week’s CBC Message To America focusing on the plight of children in this country. Fudge explained to viewers that parents, teachers, students and community activists tell her the same thing -- “children across this country need our help.”

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST for Wednesday, May 27, 2015 featured live in-depth interviews with two key Indiana lawmakers on some issues critical to Indiana and the country.  Afternoons with Amos talked with Senator Joe Donnelly and 4th District Congressman Rep. Todd Rokita.  It was the first interview with Rokita on Afternoons with Amos since […]

No Child Left Behind was the reauthorization of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act and was supposed to ensure that all children had equal…

Protesters stormed a Portland, Ore., school board meeting earlier this week, demanding more time to learn about a bid to reduce racial and economic segregation…

In an exclusive Afternoons with Amos interview, Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz talked about Wednesday’s State Board of Education meeting which many are describing as chaotic and disrespectful to one of Indiana’s statewide elected officials.  In the interview Ritz explained that a state agency created by Executive Order of Gov. Mike Pence, without legislative […]

Click Above to Hear Full Interview. Runs 66 Minutes ©2012 WTLC/Radio One. Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett got an earful from parents with problems dealing with their children’s schools. Interviewed on Afternoons with Amos, Bennett heard from parents frustrated with unresponsive school officials. Especially parents in Warren Township Schools. Bennett also heard […]

WASHINGTON-Education Secretary Arne Duncan says he will announce a new waiver system Monday to give schools a break from student testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law. Critics say the benchmarks are unrealistic and brand schools as failures even if they make progress. Schools and districts where too few kids pass the […]

Via NYDailyNews President Obama announced plans Saturday to overhaul the controversial No Child Left Behind act – even dropping its well-known name. The new Elementary and Secondary Education Act will focus on providing incentives to schools that make progress toward better educating the nation’s students instead of punishing schools that don’t meet benchmarks, Obama said. During […]