No Child Left Behind Act Argumentative Essay by The Research Group

No Child Left Behind Act
An analysis of the adverse effects of President George W. Bush's education legislation, the No Child Left Behind Act.
# 72144 | 1,575 words | 7 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in English (Argument) , Education (General)

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This paper discusses the adverse impact of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The paper outlines specific provisions of the NCLB legislation and examines its unrealistic expectations. The paper maintains that the Act's standards of achievement have no basis in the realities of the education system.

From the Paper:

"Since the passage of President George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education legislation, the adverse impact of its requirements has been experienced at the school district and state levels. Most specifically, its unrealistic expectations of increased academic performance for all subgroups of students, including those with special needs and limited English proficiency, have imposed an unreasonable burden on schools and school districts. Other problems such as the lack of funding and resources to comply with the provisions of the legislation have also been found..."

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"No Child Left Behind Act" 01 December 2004. Web. 19 September. 2020. <>