Balanced Accountability System
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This paper reviews the 2006 article "The Goals of Education" by Rothstein and Jacobsen. It further discusses the authors' argument that NCLB and testing conflict with the goals of education and learning. It offers examples to support the argument including negative changes in curriculum and instruction that affect disadvantaged students more than other students.
From the Paper:"The Goals of Education" by Rothstein and Jacobsen presents the notion that the goals of NCLB and high stakes testing conflict with the goals of education and learning. These authors noted that more and more classroom instruction regards these tests rather than instruction in all subjects. For example instruction time for reading and math has increased due to high stakes testing, and time spent on subjects such as social studies and science has decreased. These changes in curriculum and instruction have greater effects on disadvantaged students..."
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Balanced Accountability System (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 25, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/article-review/balanced-accountability-system-122692/
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