ERIC Number: EJ716782
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct-1
Reference Count: N/A
NCLB: Up Close and Personal
Azzam, Amy M.
Educational Leadership, v62 n2 p87 Oct 2004
Some of the recent studies show that the public's skepticism is increasing regarding the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The percentage of voters and parents who opposed NCLB has grown substantially, as school improvement and accountability is one thing, but high stake testing and withholding federal funds from schools that are under performing is entirely different.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Accountability, Parents, High Stakes Tests, School Funds, Educational Improvement, Academic Achievement
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Web site: http://www.ascd.org.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001