AM News: NCLB Waiver State Count Climbs to 33
Six More Districts, D.C. Get NCLB Waivers PoliticsK-12: That brings the total of approved applications to 33, including almost all of the 27 applications submitted in the second round of the waiver process, which had a February deadline. Eleven states got waivers in the first go-round, announced in February. ALSO: HuffPost
House Panel OKs Bill to Scrap Race to the Top, SIG, i3 Politics K12: Many other programs—including Title I grants to districts and Career and Technical Education—would be level-funded. But the panel approved a big, $500 million boost for special education state grants, bringing the total to $12.1 billion.
Students' online photos of California tests delay release of scores LA Times: Student photos of state standardized tests posted on social networks have caused a two-week delay in the release of scores and could result in more serious ramifications for nearly 150 California schools.