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Author Hayes, William, 1938-

Title No Child Left Behind : past, present, and future / William Hayes
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 194 pages)
Contents Part I: The past. Historical background ; The law ; The first five years ; The critics -- Part II: The present. How are we doing in reading? (Language arts) ; What is happening in math? ; The other subjects ; Highly qualified teachers ; No Child Left Behind and choice ; Safe and drug-free schools ; The faith-based initiatives ; Additional provisions ; The battle for reauthorization -- Part III: The future. The issues ; What is ahead?
Summary While few would quarrel with the goal of the No Child Left Behind legislation, the nation is badly divided over whether the law is having a positive effect on our schools. At the same time, it is also true that most Americans, including many professionaleducators, have only a limited understanding of the content and scope of the legislation. As we are currently engaged in a national debate about the future role of the federal government in the field of education, it is essential that people become betterinformed about the history, content, and results of No Child Left Behind. This book is a v
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Education -- Standards -- United States.
Educational accountability -- United States.
Educational tests and measurements -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282522388
1578868971 (electronic bk.)
9781578868971 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)