Common Core State Standards http://kvpr.org en FUSD's Michael Hanson Praises Waiver for 'No Child Left Behind' Act http://kvpr.org/post/fusds-michael-hanson-praises-waiver-no-child-left-behind-act <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A day after the U.S. Department of Education gave eight of California's largest school districts a waiver from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act, Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson praised the decision, saying it will improve accountability and student performance, and "allows us to do work very differently."&nbsp;</span></p><p>The districts, which include Sanger Unified and Fresno Unified, are all members of a coalition called the&nbsp;<a href="http://coredistricts.org/">California Office to Reform Education</a>&nbsp;or CORE.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 01:31:47 +0000 Joe Moore 19666 at http://kvpr.org FUSD's Michael Hanson Praises Waiver for 'No Child Left Behind' Act Fresno and Sanger School Districts Get 'No Child Left Behind' Waiver http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-and-sanger-school-districts-get-no-child-left-behind-waiver <p>Two Valley school districts – Fresno Unified and Sanger Unified – were granted a one-year waiver from requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act today by the U.S. Department of Education. The move will allow school officials to introduce their own plans for a new statewide curriculum and avoid costly penalties under the law.</p><p>The districts were among eight in California to receive the waiver, and are all members of a coalition called the <a href="http://coredistricts.org/">California Office to Reform Education</a>, or CORE.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:25:38 +0000 Ezra David Romero 19595 at http://kvpr.org Fresno and Sanger School Districts Get 'No Child Left Behind' Waiver On Valley Edition: 'Illegal Immigrant' Language; New Education Standards; Fresno Film Festival http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-illegal-immigrant-language-new-education-standards-fresno-film-festival <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:35:37 +0000 Juanita Stevenson & Ezra David Romero 13333 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: 'Illegal Immigrant' Language; New Education Standards; Fresno Film Festival