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Arnold, Jill Mayes – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Due to No Child Left Behind legislation, state education officials are increasing programs and funding for early childhood interventions. Missouri's Parents as Teachers Program (PAT) is one such program that works to increase students' academic achievement in school and on standardized tests. This study explored one Missouri school district's…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Kindergarten, Standardized Tests
Hernandez, Patricia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study is to investigate teachers' perceptions of the functionality and effectiveness of the response to intervention model. Using a response to intervention (RTI) framework has become a priority for school district as they move to meet federal legislative mandates. Through this study teachers in the southwestern part of the…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Models, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Children Now, 2010
Throughout history, societal investments in children have resulted in increased prosperity for individuals, communities, states and nations. This proved to be the case for California in the 1950s and 1960s, when the state strongly supported children's futures. Despite once following this path to prosperity, California has de-prioritized children…
Descriptors: Children, Well Being, College Graduates, Adolescents
Kirkland, Troyanne – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) Act of 2001, Public Law 107-110 (U.S. Congress), was passed by Congress in response to perceived failure of the public school system to effectively educate students, particularly disadvantaged students in the United States. The relationship of NCLB school choice to student achievement has not been…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, School Choice, Achievement Gains, Educational Legislation
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Mitsakos, Charles L.; Ackerman, Ann T. – Social Education, 2009
Schools in the late sixties and early seventies had many options and were engaged in implementing a variety of programs rooted in the social science disciplines with effective pedagogy drawn from social studies educators. With the implementation of the "No Child Left Behind" Act, one can observe the drastic changes made in the way social…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Social Studies, Innovation, Scores
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Metzler, Michael – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2009
A debate over the quality of teacher education programs has been ongoing for nearly 100 years. The most current round in this debate started with "A Nation at Risk" (National Commission on Excellence in Education, 1983) and has escalated in recent years to involve an increasing number of participant-constituents, each of whom has voiced…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Physical Education, Excellence in Education, Rhetoric
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Warkentien, Siri; Grady, Sarah – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
This Statistics in Brief contributes to current research by investigating the use of tutoring services among a nationally representative group of public school students enrolled in grades K-12. The report compares students in schools that have not made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for 3 or more years, and were thereby enrolled in schools that…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs, Educational Indicators
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Mawhinney, Lynnette – Ethnography and Education, 2008
The structure of the teaching profession leaves teachers professionally and personally isolated from other adults. This article will discuss the results of an ethnography focused on the rare informal social interaction that occurs among teachers in a United States' school, with a particular focus on the lunch hour. Specifically, this article…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Ethnography
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed.; Fritch, Sarah C., Ed. – Online Submission, 2007
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. Licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience. This course, Education 590 Culminating…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Student Teaching, Research Projects, Action Research
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Murnane, Richard J. – Future of Children, 2007
Richard Murnane observes that the American ideal of equality of educational opportunity has for years been more the rhetoric than the reality of the nation's political life. Children living in poverty, he notes, tend to be concentrated in low-performing schools staffed by ill-equipped teachers. They are likely to leave school without the skills…
Descriptors: Poverty, Graduation Rate, Federal Legislation, School Choice
Kidd-Proctor, Kathleen; Herrington, David – Online Submission, 2006
St. Martin Hall, a demonstration school affiliated with Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas, collaborated with the Harry Jersig Center to test students for speech and language difficulties or hearing loss. A significant number of the children were from economically disadvantaged homes. Most of the children were Hispanic.…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Parochial Schools, Laboratory Schools, Elementary Schools
McLaughlin, Margaret J.; Malmgren, Kimber; Nolet, Victor – Educational Policy Reform Research Institute, 2006
Accountability for students with disabilities who receive special education services is now a result of policy requirements in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004 and the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001. Together these pieces of federal legislation require that students participate in statewide…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Alternative Assessment, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs
Zirkel, Perry A. – National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, 2005
This monograph provides a comprehensive, concise, and current overview of the law-- specifically, legislation, regulations, and published court/administrative decisions--relating to gifted education for K-12 students. For students whose legal rights are based solely on their gifted status, the law largely boils down to (a) varying state statutes…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Disabilities, Legal Problems, Civil Rights
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Gilsdorf, Rie Algeo – Journal of Dance Education, 2004
A history of the outstanding K-12 dance program in Vancouver, Washington, is provided, including various strategies used to promote its growth from a few pilot elementary schools through middle schools to an arts magnet high school. Numerous changes have been weathered by the professional dance staff, including certification challenges instigated…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Dance Education
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Fuchs, Lynn S.; Fuchs, Douglas – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2004
Curriculum-based measurement (CBM) bridges traditional psychometric and classroom-based observational assessment paradigms to forge an innovative approach to measurement, with several advantages over traditional and other forms of classroom assessment. This article provides a framework for extending CBM in two ways. First, the authors explain how…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Reading Fluency, Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement