Literacy and No Child Left Behind Analytical Essay by Jay Writtings LLC

Literacy and No Child Left Behind
A discussion of the US government initiative "No Child Left Behind."
# 119444 | 965 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2010 | US
Published on Apr 28, 2010 in Education (Reading) , Education (Elementary School) , Law (General)

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This paper examines the US educational initiative known as No Child Left Behind. In particular, the literacy component of the program is discussed. The author considers some of the pros and cons of No Child Left behind, including its goals and the responsibilities of schools to educate their students. The paper concludes by stressing the importance of literacy and its connection to academic success.

From the Paper:

"Literacy does open the doors of opportunity and is therefore a vital skill for a successful student. Reading is not just important skill for a student to be successful in the language arts curriculum, it is the cornerstone of excelling in all other content areas as well. Students who are able to read fluently and with high comprehension are students who have the ability to solve math word problems with ease, do research, and use other important skills for success like critical thinking."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Carpenter, Bobbie L. "Reading First Program 'Wonderful Success' at KPMS." Mineral Daily News-Tribune, September 16, 2007.
  • "Reading First: Student Achievement, Teacher Empowerment, National Success." U.S. Department of Education, April 2007.
  • Sloan, Nick. "Reading Program Gets Big Boost." The Kansas City Kansan, September 15, 2007.

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