health reflection-nclb

health reflection-nclb - Caitlin Martin September 25, 2007...

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Caitlin Martin September 25, 2007 Health and Wellness Dr. Buhrer Reflection-No Child Left Behind Act The No Child Left Behind Act was enforced by President Bush a few years ago. No Child Left Behind states that by the year 2012, every single child throughout the entire United States will be able to read and write at the same level. No Child Left Behind is nondiscriminatory against any race, gender, or mental state of a child. Each school district in the country must “pass” each year based on the number of students obtaining average or better on standardized tests (Facts and Terms Every Parent Should Know About NCLB, 1). Each school must classify every student by race and gender, and also by their mental state. Each of these categories of students must meet a certain percentage of students passing each year in order for their school to pass. Each year however, the number goes up and the schools have to adjust (Facts and Terms Every Parent Should Know About NCLB, 1). If a school fails for the first time, they receive a warning. After the second time,
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