ERIC Number: EJ709342
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan-1
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Calling a Cab for Oregon Students
Phi Delta Kappan, v86 n5 p385 Jan 2005
The students in Ms. Thomas' classes are struggling with poverty, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, transience, and home languages other than English. Ms. Thomas is struggling to understand how they are going to meet the same standards as students who don't face such difficulties. In this artilce, Ms. Thomas expresses her opinions on teaching and the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. She provides specific examples and profiles of students in her classes.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, State Standards, Academic Standards, Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorders, Poverty, High Risk Students, English (Second Language), Minority Groups, High School Students, Special Education
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
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Oregon
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001