ERIC Number: EJ646370
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Put to the Test.
NEA Today, v20 n6 p8-9 Mar 2002
Describes the experiences of Texas and California public schools now that new federal testing mandates are in place. Under the No Child Left Behind Act, schools are accountable for the performance of defined student subgroups and judged by test scores. The goal is to close the achievement gap between poor and minority students and their affluent and/or nonminority peers. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Minority Group Children, Poverty, Scores, Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation
NEA, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036-3290.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: California; Texas