The No Child Left Behind Act and Outcomes
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This paper provides a brief overview of the No Child Left Behind Act and the arguments used to assess its positive and negative outcomes. The practice of standardization is discussed, as is its impact on minority students. Funding and the lawsuits brought by the states against the U.S. Department of Education is discussed.
From the Paper:"In January of 2002, George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act into law. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act was designed with the purpose of improving education in the United States through improving the methodologies used to assess student performance (Hess & Petrilli, 2006). The rationale governing the Act was that public schools tended to conduct internal affairs such as curriculum design and choice of pedagogical strategies based upon preference as opposed to what would ultimately benefit the students. This created differences within the public schools that were irreconcilable; of note was an emphasis on whether all students ..."
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