ERIC Number: ED499048
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: N/A
ESEA Reauthorization: Options for Improving NCLB's Measures of Process. Hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, First Session (March 21, 2007). Serial Number 110-11
US House of Representatives
The purpose of this hearing was, review of the No Child Left Behind Law for reauthorization, consideration as to whether or not to reform the current definition of "Adequate Yearly Progress" (AYP). Members testifying before the Committee were the Hon. Jason Altmire, a Representative in Congress from the State of Pennsylvania; Hon. Howard P. "Buck," Senior Republican Member, Committee on Education and Labor; and Hon. George Miller, Chairman, Committee on Education and Labor. Witnesses testifying before the committee were: Hon. Harold C. Doran, senior research scientist, American Institutes for Research; Chrys Dougherty, Ph.D, director of research, National Center for Educational Accountability; Peter McWalters, Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, State of Rhode Island; Allan Olson, co-founder and chief academic officer, Northwest Evaluation Association; and Valerie Woodruff, Secretary of Education, State of Delaware. Additional materials submitted by Chairman Miller included the prepared statements of Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun professor, Stanford University School of Education; and a letter from the National School Boards Association (NSBA).
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Change, Accountability, Federal Programs, Educational Legislation, Hearings, Definitions, Equal Education, Educational Quality, Access to Education, Student Evaluation, Test Bias, High Risk Students, Evaluation Methods, Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement, Limited English Speaking, Minority Group Children, Disadvantaged Youth
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001