ERIC Number: EJ703957
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-1
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Challenges in the No Child Left behind Act for English-Language Learners
Abedi, Jamal; Dietel, Ron
Phi Delta Kappan, v85 n10 p782 Jun 2004
One of the most controversial aspects of NCLB is its performance requirements for subgroups within the general student population. In this article, the authors examine the implications of these requirements for English-language learners and offer recommendations to help states, districts, and schools facilitate the progress of these students.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Low Achievement, Test Results, Educational Improvement, National Competency Tests, Graduation Requirements, English (Second Language), Limited English Speaking, Language Arts, Scores
Phi Delta Kappa International, Inc., 408 N. Union St., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789. Web site: http://www.pdkintl.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001
IES Cited: ED546480