Plan for school intervention teams advances
Speaker of the Legislature Greg Adams of York, who introduced the bill, said it would set up an accountability system for Nebraska schools that looks beyond the test scores considered under the federal No Child Left Behind law.
Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — State intervention teams would be called in to help turn around struggling schools under a bill advanced Thursday in the Nebraska Legislature.
Legislative Bill 438 received first-round approval on a 35-0 vote, following several hours of debate about the quality of public education in the state.
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