TMatheny_Unit6_Project_PS340

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No Child Left Behind 1 Running head: NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND AND STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES The No Child Left Behind Act and it’s Affect on Students with Disabilities Travis H Matheny Exceptional Needs Children PS340 Kaplan University Professor Mary Streit Ph.D. May 3, 2011
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No Child Left Behind 2 The No Child Left Behind Act and it’s Affect on Students with Disabilities Part I (NCLB Summary) According to the National Information Center for Children and Youth With Disabilities (NICHCY) “The no child left behind act” (NCLB) is a piece of legislation designed to ensure that every child in America has an opportunity to receive a “high-quality” education, especially children described as disadvantaged. NCLB was voted on and passed by Congress and was signed into law by President George W Bush on January 8, 2002. The law holds states, school districts, schools and educators accountable for the success of each and every student regardless of their specific situation. It also provides teachers and paraprofessionals with first-rate training, ensuring that educators are “highly qualified”, along with other substantial opportunities for professional advancement. Student achievement, growth and progress in language arts and mathematics are measured using standardized tests that are individually designed by each state. The NCLB
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