ERIC Number: EJ708401
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-1
Reference Count: N/A
Point of View--Political Glitches
Phi Delta Kappan, v86 n4 p322 Dec 2004
Students in Mr. Shaw's classes used to be free to discover the joy of reading books of their own choosing. But that kind of spontaneity is vanishing under No Child Left Behind. This article describes the classroom library Mr. Shaw has built throughout the years and the joy it has brought to his students and their learning.
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Federal Legislation, Educational Change, Reading Instruction, Recreational Reading, Language Arts, Elementary Schools, Rural Schools, School Libraries
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; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 5
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001