No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 - No Child Left Behind Act...

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No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 Five Principles 1. Stronger accountability for results 2. Expanded flexibility and local control 3. Expanded options for parents 4. Putting reading first 5. Emphasis on successfully proven teaching methods Overall goal: to have all American students reach math and reading proficiency by 2014 Choice Choices: Magnet, Charter, Vouchers Public School Choice: Parents with children in failing schools would be allowed to transfer their child to a better performing public or charter school Charter schools: expands federal support for charter schools by giving parents, educators, and interested community leaders greater opportunities to create new charter schools Accountability Annual assessments in each state Confirming progress High stakes testing… o And Students Positive Provide students with better knowledge about their skills Motivating factor Helps students equate hard work with achievement
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course PAM 2300 taught by Professor Avery,r. during the Fall '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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