ERIC Number: ED468495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Using the "No Child Left Behind Act" To Improve Schools in Your State: A Tool Kit for Business Leaders. Information Resources for Business Leadership To Increase Student Achivement under the "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001."
Business Roundtable, Washington, DC.
This tool kit is intended to help business leaders seize specific opportunities to partner with educators and political leaders in the next year to implement reforms called for by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, which provides new accountability measures and resources to raise the achievement of students throughout the United States. The toolkit outlines action steps for business that include: (1) know the landscape of emerging state policies; (2) join forces to work together; (3) reach out to the political leadership; and (4) influence the educational change process. Some of the issues and messages related to key academic reforms are reviewed. These include academic standards and assessments, public disclosure of data, accountability, the alignment of educational improvements, and teacher quality. Information resources on the states and state contacts for business support are listed. Six appendixes summarize aspects of recent federal legislation related to educational improvement and present a timeline for implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act. (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business Roundtable, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001