ERIC Number: EJ762278
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Reference Count: 18
Scientifically Debased Research on Learning, 1854-2006
McDermott, Ray; Hall, Kathleen D.
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v38 n1 p9-15 Mar 2007
By its emphasis on arbitrary standards and misleading systems of accountability, the No Child Left Behind Act has had deleterious effects on classroom practice, teacher education, and even educational research. The new constraints on educational research, driven by a logic of randomized field tests, are part of a larger and more invidious international managerialism that subordinates individual biographies to state-based bureaucratic control.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Biographies, Field Tests, Educational Change, Educational Research, Scientific Research, Learning Processes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001