Wall Street cheers Brown’s revised May budget

(Calif.) A key Wall Street rating agency gave California a positive credit report last week, paving the way for a likely credit upgrade of the state’s debt in the near future.

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Latest waiver pathway leaves NCLB altogether toothless

(District of Columbia) Five years ago the Obama administration unilaterally relieved states of key requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act in exchange for agreements to pursue a number of other educational goals. In February, the U.S. Department of Education issued new guidance that would seem to remove any remaining vestiges of federal accountability oversight altogether.

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