June 28, 2007

Spellings: More "Nuanced" Accountability

Secretary Spellings signals her willingness to accept differentiated consequences in NCLB reauthorization during a meeting with the USA Today editorial board. This has been one of NASBE’s guiding NCLB principles – schools that barely miss AYP should not be lumped into the same group as chronic underachievers.

The Secretary has already discussed the issue with legislators. Even better news, Kati Haycock is on board with it.