The Resource Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind : facts and recommendations, Brian M. Stecher, Georges Vernez, with Paul Steinberg

Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind : facts and recommendations, Brian M. Stecher, Georges Vernez, with Paul Steinberg

Label
Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind : facts and recommendations
Title
Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind
Title remainder
facts and recommendations
Statement of responsibility
Brian M. Stecher, Georges Vernez, with Paul Steinberg
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This report synthesizes findings and draws lessons about the implementation and results of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) as reflected primarily in two longitudinal studies funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Progress to date suggests that NCLB's ambitious goal of having 100 percent of U.S. students proficient in reading and mathematics by 2014 will not be met. In addition, the flexibility provided to states by the law has resulted in the establishment of a different accountability system in every state, each with different academic standards, levels of student proficiency, and teacher requirements. Parents have not responded in great numbers either to school choice or to receiving supplemental educational services options. Should Congress reauthorize NCLB, the authors recommend that it consider making the following changes to the law: promote more-uniform academic standards and teacher qualification requirements across states, set more-appropriate improvement targets, broaden the measures of student learning beyond multiple-choice tests in reading and mathematics to include more subjects and tests of higher thinking and problem-solving skills, focus improvement efforts on all schools while continuing to offer parental choice, and provide incentives for highly qualified teachers to teach in low-performing schools
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Cataloging source
CLU
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Stecher, Brian M
Dewey number
379.1/580973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB2806.22
LC item number
.S822 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Vernez, Georges
  • Steinberg, Paul S.
  • Rand Education (Institute)
Series statement
RAND Corporation monograph series
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  • United States.
  • Educational accountability
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • Educational accountability
  • United States
  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Theory & Practice of Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Theory & Practice of Education
Label
Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind : facts and recommendations, Brian M. Stecher, Georges Vernez, with Paul Steinberg
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mg977rc
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 73-74)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- How did states implement the nclb provisions? -- How did districts and schools perform with nclb in place? -- How did education stakeholders respond to improve student performance? -- How did parents respond to the services provided? -- How can NCLB be made more effective? -- Appendix A: data sources for this report -- Appendix B: abstracts of reports
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 74 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833049858
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)609878186
  • (OCoLC)ocn609878186
Label
Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind : facts and recommendations, Brian M. Stecher, Georges Vernez, with Paul Steinberg
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/mg977rc
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 73-74)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- How did states implement the nclb provisions? -- How did districts and schools perform with nclb in place? -- How did education stakeholders respond to improve student performance? -- How did parents respond to the services provided? -- How can NCLB be made more effective? -- Appendix A: data sources for this report -- Appendix B: abstracts of reports
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 74 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833049858
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)609878186
  • (OCoLC)ocn609878186

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