ERIC Number: ED473713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
No Child Left Behind: What Will It Take?
Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, Washington, DC.
This document contains seven policy papers and two comments that focus on those aspects of the No Child Left Behind Act involving state academic standards and testing programs; the intersection of state testing and national assessment; tracking of yearly progress; and accountability at the state, district, and school levels. Papers include: (1) "Multiple Choices: How Will States Fill in the Blanks in Their Testing Systems?" (Matthew Gandal); (2) "Using NAEP to Confirm State Test Results: Opportunities and Problems" (Mark D. Reckase); (3) "Adequate Yearly Progress: Results, Not Process" (Lisa Graham, Billie J. Orr, and Brian J. Jones); (4) "No Child Left Behind: Who Is Included in New Federal Requirements?" (Richard J. Wenning, Paul A. Herdman, and Nelson Smith); (5) "Aggregation and Accountability" (David Figlio); (6) "Comments" (Michael D. Casserly); (7) "Implementing Title I Standards, Assessments and Accountability: Lessons from the Past, Challenges for the Future" (Michael Cohen); (8) "What Might Go Wrong with the Accountability Measures of the 'No Child Left Behind Act'" (Dan Goldhaber); and (9) "Comments" (Abigail Thernstrom). (RT)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, State Standards, Testing Programs
Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, 1627 K Street, N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006. Tel: 202-223-5452; Fax: 202-223-9226; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.edexcellence.net/index.html. For full text: http://www.edexcellence.net/NCLBconference/NCLBreport.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001