ERIC Number: ED455956
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Back to School, Moving Forward: What "No Child Left Behind" Means for America's Families.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Secretary.
This pamphlet for parents in English presents the components of the "No Child Left Behind" policy of the George W. Bush administration. Prefaced with remarks by President Bush and Secretary of Education Rod Paige, the pamphlet discusses the importance of high academic standards and provides guidance for parents in interpreting test scores. The pamphlet also discusses how parents can hold their child's school accountable for results. In addition, the pamphlet discusses how parents can prepare their children to be strong readers and how parents can help children with homework. The pamphlet concludes with a list of Web site resources for obtaining additional information. (KB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Government Role, Homework, National Standards, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Public Policy, Standardized Tests
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Secretary.