9780131185326

No Child Left Behind : A Guide for Professionals

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131185326

  • ISBN10:

    0131185322

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This timely addition to Merrill'sStudent Enrichment Seriesoffers a thorough, though not exhaustive, examination of theNo Child Left Behind Act of 2001(NCLB) and its effect on American public education.Coverage provides a description of the legal structure of the 1000+ pages of the NCLB, along with a succinct summary of the law's purpose and major principles. The authors explain the act's relationship to its predecessor, theElementary and Secondary School Act,and explore the implications for teachers, principals, and school administrators of this significant and controversial expansion of the federal government's role in education today.K-12 Teachers, pre-service teachers, school administrators.

Table of Contents

TheNo Child Left Behind Actof 2001: Purpose, Goals, and Structure
No Child Left Behind:Standards, Assessments, and Accountability
No Child Left Behind:Highly-Qualified Teachers and Paraprofessionals
Reading First
Additional Provisions ofNo Child Left Behind
TheNo Child Left Behind Actof 2001: Implications for Administrators, Teachers, and Teacher Trainers
References
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