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US Department of Education, 2014
This State-specific summary report serves as an assessment of the District of Columbia's annual Race to the Top implementation. The Year 3 report for Phase 1 and 2 grantees highlights successes and accomplishments, identifies challenges, and provides lessons learned from implementation from approximately September 2012 through September 2013. In…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Achievement Gap
Thomas, Steven James – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 has created a system, which potentially labeled 82% of US school as "failing" in 2011. Consequences for failing schools go beyond public ostracism to the release of numerous staff and school leaders or the closing of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Communities of Practice, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
US Department of Education, 2015
This State-specific summary report serves as an assessment of the District of Columbia's annual Race to the Top implementation. The Year 4 report for Phase 2 grantees highlights successes and accomplishments, identifies challenges, and provides lessons learned from implementation from approximately September 2013 through September 2014. Given that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Achievement Gap
Broyles, Stephanie R. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Since the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, which reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, there has been an increased national focus on accountability in education (Jacobs, Gregory, Hoppy, & Yendol-Hoppey, 2009). This focus has developed into a movement that has become one of the central themes of the…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Teacher Attitudes, Data, Decision Making
US Department of Education, 2014
The State-specific summary report serves as an assessment of Delaware's annual Race to the Top implementation. The Year 3 report for Phase 1 and 2 grantees highlights successes and accomplishments, identifies challenges, and provides lessons learned from implementation from approximately September 2012 through September 2013. Delaware made…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Achievement Gap