New Goals Replace No Child Left Behind

Posted: July 8, 2012 at 5:46 a.m.

No Child Left Behind has been the gold standard for schools since it was signed into law in 2002.

At A Glance

New Goals For Rogers Schools

New goals under Arkansas’ waiver to No Child Left Behind are based on a school’s percent of students who test proficient beginning in grade 3. The preliminary annual measurable objectives listed will replace adequate yearly progress targets. Additional goals track students in at-risk groups.

School Literacy Goal Math Goal

Bellview Elementary School 91.61 93.87

Bonnie Grimes Elementary School 90.21 90.6

Eastside Elementary School 93.48 95.22

Elza R. Tucker Elementary School 86.63 93.47

Frank Tillery Elementary School 84.59 82.67

Garfield Elementary School 77.83 85.21

Grace Hill Elementary School 89.82 94.24

Joe Mathias Elementary School 74.62 81.2

Jones Elementary School 88.37 89.76

Lowell Elementary School 92.23 90.59

Northside Elementary School 87.52 94.15

Old Wire Elementary School 89.72 87.37

Reagan Elementary School 88.01 88.43

Westside Elementary School 88.94 91.31

Birch Kirksey Middle School 89.36 87.52

Elmwood Middle School 85.58 84.94

Greer Lingle Middle School 84.23 84.87

Oakdale Middle School 80.07 80.93

Rogers High School 73.46 80.48

Rogers Heritage High School 72.11 81.96

Source: Arkansas Department Of Education

At A Glance

States With Waivers

The 26 states approved for waivers include: Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Accountability measures vary, but are meant to ensure overall achievement.

Source: U.S. Department Of Education

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