ERIC Number: EJ725913
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep-1
Reference Count: N/A
AYP Wriggle Room Running Out
Popham, W. James
Educational Leadership, v63 n1 p85-87 Sep 2005
A non-cushioned adequate yearly progress (AYP) sledgehammer will start pounding many schools from the beginning of 2005. The AYP-failed schools that receive Title 1 No Child Behind Policy (NCLB) funds will be placed on a sanction-laden improvement track than can improve a school all the way into nonexistence.
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Federal Legislation, Accountability, Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Sanctions, Federal Aid
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Web site: http://www.ascd.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001