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Thomas, M. Donald; Bainbridge, William L. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2002
Argues that educational improvement phrases, such as "No child left behind," are empty slogans without adequate financial support. (PKP)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support
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Ryan, Katherine – American Journal of Evaluation, 2002
Discusses shaping educational accountability systems in the context of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Suggests ways in which evaluation can contribute to improving and changing accountability systems, especially through the development of standards. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Wolf, Dennie Palmer – School Administrator, 2002
Argues that schools and school districts should use a developmental approach to accountability that focuses on continuous growth rather than relying solely on the attainment model proposed for the accountability mechanisms in the No Child Left Behind Act. (PKP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Educational Assessment, Educational Change
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Jennings, Jack – State Education Standard, 2002
Describes the expanded responsibility of state governments and local school districts to improve student academic achievement in elementary and secondary schools under the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act, which expands the federal role in education. (PKP)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
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Cohen, Michael – Education Next, 2002
Draws on lessons learned from the Clinton Administration's efforts to implement 1994 federal legislation (Goals 2002 and Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization) to inform state and federal officials' efforts to implement the No Child Left Behind Act. (PKP)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
US Congress, 2002
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is a comprehensive plan to reform schools, change school culture, empower parents, and improve education for all children. The law promises to raise standards for all children and to help all children meet these standards. No Child Left Behind is based on four principles: (1) Accountability for results; (2)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, School Law, Educational Change
Business Roundtable, 2002
This issue of "CEO Education Update" describes the Business Roundtable's long-term campaign for better schools. It suggests steps that business leaders can take to build support for the No Child Left Behind Act. It also suggests ways for business leaders to focus efforts where they can have the greatest impact in driving education reform…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Program Implementation
North Central Regional Educational Lab., Naperville, IL. – 2002
The purpose of this brochure is to help educators in schools and school districts understand the fundamentals of what the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act means for mathematics and science curricula. Key NCLB requirements for mathematics and science, mathematics and science partnerships, and key resources and products are described. (KHR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education
Jennings, Jack – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes reasons and objectives for expanded role of federal government in education inherent in the 2002 reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) called the No Child Left Behind Act. Asserts that reauthorized ESEA also means an expanded role in educational reform for state and school districts. (PKP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Government Role
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DeVita, M. Christine – Knowledge Quest, 2002
Addresses the Wallace-Reader's Digest Funds' experiences working with school libraries and the lessons learned from the Library Power initiative, including: how school libraries can support national education goals, particularly in meeting the challenges outlined in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; current threats to library reform; and how…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Library Development, Library Funding
Reed, Suellen – Indiana Reading Journal, 2002
Notes that federal officials stress that educators should not overlook key elements in reading instruction (phonemic awareness, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension), even with the No Child Left Behind Act's emphasis on phonics. Discusses how families play a critical role in reading instruction. (SG)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Parent Participation, Phonics, Reading Instruction
Joiner, Lottie L. – American School Board Journal, 2002
Discusses the challenges facing school districts in hiring qualified tutors to provide supplemental services for low-income students in failing Title I schools under the provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Describes the supplemental-services provision of NCLB. (PKP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Supplementary Education, Tutors
McDonald, Dale – Momentum, 2002
This article outlines the standards, accountability and assessment measures mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). In addition to summarizing the accountability measures, the author outlines the consequences associated with failing to meet performance expectations and provides a comprehensive list of NCLB assessment vocabulary terms and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives
McDonald, Dale – Momentum, 2002
Describes the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), George W. Bush's reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Discusses ways in which the NCLB affects private religious schools, as well as offering suggestions for the ways in which Catholic schools should be addressing the changes in the law. (NB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Catholic Schools, Educational Finance, Educational Policy
Smith, Merna – MultiMedia Schools, 2002
Discusses the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the role of the school library media specialist in keeping the school district informed about the new federal education legislation and funding opportunities. Suggests seven steps to become familiar with the law; describes the ten titles within the law; and lists additional resources. (LRW)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Library Role
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