August 15, 2013 11:52 AM

Kansas is at ‘high risk’ of losing its waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act

U.S. Department of Education officials have determined that the state has not taken enough steps to install an evaluation system for teachers and principals that makes student performance data a significant factor in how educators are judged. Kansas is moving forward with its pilot plan to have an evaluation system fully prepared for the 2014-2015 school year, which would meet the federal department’s expectations, Kansas Deputy Education Commissioner Brad Neuenswander said.

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