Advocates are concerned about NCLB waivers' effect on students

02/7/2013 | Education Week

Some advocate groups such as the National Down Syndrome Society and the Autism Society have published a letter criticizing the No Child Left Behind waivers many states have received from the U.S. Department of Education. One issue is the use of "super subgroups" that combine test results of several groups of students, reporter Christina A. Samuels notes in this blog post. The Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination also expressed concerns about the lack of clarity in transitioning some students with disabilities to the Common Core State Standards.

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