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Blair, Peter; Recker, Mimi M.; Glomb, Nancy K. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2018
A wide variety of legislation impacts the jobs of special education teachers in the United States. In 2002, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was signed into law, mandating that states develop standards and report outcomes for all students in the key areas of math and reading. In 2004, the reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Education…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Faculty Development, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
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Thompson, Doris L.; Thompson, Sherwood – Journal for the Advancement of Educational Research International, 2018
This paper discusses the importance of equity and quality education in K-12 schools and how employing equity and quality strategies in classroom instructional practices and school culture can positively change children's lives. Educational achievement is a matter of the home, school, and community working in concert to build confidence in a…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Equal Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Needs
Polikoff, Morgan S.; Korn, Shira; McFall, Russell – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2018
California is taking a bold new approach to the evaluation of school performance, the provision of data to parents and educators, and the use of accountability to improve student learning. Broadly speaking, the state is stepping away from the consequential accountability that was compelled under No Child Left Behind and toward a system that relies…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Institutional Evaluation, Accountability, School Effectiveness
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Geer, Wil – Educational Foundations, 2018
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) represent an historic shift in K-12 curricular policy. Yet,few have explicitly traced the lineage of the CCSS and linked them to the decades-old standards-based reform movement. This essay situates the CCSS within the larger historical context of standards-based reform. It concludes with a discussion of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Common Core State Standards, Educational Change, Educational Legislation
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DeMatthews, David E.; Knight, David S. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2019
State accountability systems have been a primary school reform initiative in the US for the past 20 years, but often produce unintended negative consequences. In 2004, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) implemented the Performance Based Monitoring and Analysis System (PBMAS), which included an accountability indicator focused on the percentage of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Accountability, Eligibility, Program Implementation
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Kim, Hyun Uk – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2017
This paper explores societal perceptions of a child's disability and bilingualism through the author's observations and reflections. Drawing from the observations of the child in different public schools in the United States, the author shares how the child has been viewed differently and similarly by school personnel. By reflecting on different…
Descriptors: Daughters, Children, Bilingualism, Public Schools
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Anthony-Stevens, Vanessa; Stevens, Philip – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2017
This article explores the discourse practices of an Indigenous, community-based charter school and its efforts to create space for Indigenous both/and identities across rural-urban divides. The ethnographic portrait of Urban Native Middle School (UNMS) analyzes the discourse of making "a space for you", which brings together rural and…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Discourse Analysis, Indigenous Populations, Charter Schools
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Aldeman, Chad – Education Next, 2017
When President Obama took office in 2009, his administration quickly seized on teacher evaluations as an important public-policy problem. Today, much of his legacy on K-12 education rests on efforts to revamp evaluations in the hopes of improving teaching across the country, which his administration pursued via a series of incentives for states.…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Academic Achievement, Educational Policy
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Imperatore, Catherine; Hyslop, Alisha – Peabody Journal of Education, 2017
Federal legislation has driven and been receptive to the vision of a rigorous, relevant career and technical education (CTE) system integrated with academics and aligned across middle school, secondary school, and postsecondary education. This article uses a social policy analysis approach to trace the history of federal CTE policy throughout the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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McCluskey, Neal – Journal of School Choice, 2017
Since at least the enactment of No Child Left Behind in 2002, standardized test scores have served as the primary measures of public school effectiveness. Yet, such scores fail to measure the ultimate goal of education: maximizing happiness. This exploratory analysis assesses nation level associations between test scores and happiness, controlling…
Descriptors: Well Being, Scores, Psychological Patterns, Standardized Tests
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; Eden, Max, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2017
Frederick M. Hess and Max Eden bring together a cross-section of respected academics and journalists to examine key aspects of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Chapters appear on the table of contents as follows: (1) From ESEA to NCLB: The Growth of the Federal Role and the Shift to Accountability (Patrick McGuinn); (2) From NCLB to…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Government
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Dennis, Danielle V. – Reading Teacher, 2017
Signed into law by President Barack Obama in December 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) replaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the 2001 reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. NCLB and its Reading First mandate brought punitive accountability models and scripted core curricula into schools. Based on the language of…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Programs
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Moinolnolki, Neda; Han, Myae – Childhood Education, 2017
As populations migrate and seek refuge around the world, educators in receiving countries need information about how to provide meaningful education experiences. Refugee children have higher rates of school dropout and are faced with many challenges, such as acculturation stress, poverty, poor housing, dangerous neighborhoods, and psychological…
Descriptors: Refugees, Dropouts, Dropout Rate, Educational Legislation
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Anderson, Patricia M.; Butcher, Kristin F.; Schanzenbach, Diane Whitmore – Education Finance and Policy, 2017
This paper investigates how accountability pressures under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) may have affected students' rate of overweight. Schools facing pressure to improve academic outcomes may reallocate their efforts in ways that have unintended consequences for children's health. To examine the impact of school accountability, we create a unique…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Obesity, Accountability
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Ballou, Dale; Springer, Matthew G. – Education Finance and Policy, 2017
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has been criticized for encouraging schools to neglect students whose performance exceeds the proficiency threshold or lies so far below it that there is no reasonable prospect of closing the gap during the current year. We examine this hypothesis using longitudinal data from 2002-03 through 2005-06. Our…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Accountability, Achievement Gains
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