ERIC Number: ED483126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-15
The Achiever. Volume 3, Number 1
Ashby, Nicole, Ed.
US Department of Education
This issue includes the following articles: "New Rule Increases Flexibility for Students with Disabilities," which discusses a new provision of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) that will give local school districts greater flexibility in meeting the Act's requirement for educating students with disabilities; "The Three R's for Success. Indiana School Proves Formula for Achievement: Results, Research and Relationships" (Maggie Riechers), which describes how one elementary school uses an instructional leadership method that involves frequent testing, re-evaluation, and close ties to each student; "Close-Up: No Child Left Behind--Flexibility for Students with Disabilities," which examines key features of a new provision of the NCLB (high expectations and accountability for every child, flexibility for states and districts, and parents' right to know their children are learning); and "Helping Your Child! Booklet Focuses on the Preschool Years," which describes a booklet by the U.S. Department of Education that which offers ideas for activities to help children from infancy through age 5 years acquire the essential building blocks for learning."
Descriptors: Standards, Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Alternative Assessment, Academic Achievement, Intellectual Development, School Districts, Student Evaluation, Standardized Tests
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Community; Parents
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs.