NCLB News &
S Dept of Ed Launches School Information Site
January 29, 2004, Secretary Rod Paige participated in the launch of
the School Information Partnership
The site offers timely, relevant, and comparable school, district, and
state data that must be reported under the No Child Left Behind Act.
a"Information is power," the Secretary declared. "The
data will help advance a national debate about the performance of our
educational system. It can no longer be hidden in the shadows."
The web site, created by Standard & Poors, contains interactive
analytical tools from S&P's School Evaluation Services and the National
Center for Educational Accountability's Just for the Kids.
Six states are already online. By summer 2004, most states should be
U. S. Department of Education