Accountability

Accountability - specific areas: Adopting standards and...

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No Child Left Behind Accountability
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http://www2.ed.gov/programs/racetothetop/ind html http://bozemandailychronicle.com/articles/2009
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What is it? The Elementary & Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was reauthorized as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) in 2002 Goals: All children at grade level by 2014 Highly qualified teachers in every classroom (HQT) Accountability results
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4 Pillars Stronger Accountability Proven Educational Methods More Choices for Parents
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Currently the president believes that this is an important program; however, he believes that it could use some reform
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Race to the Top States “leading the way with ambitious yet achievable plans for implementing coherent, compelling, and comprehensive education reform” will receive awards $4.4 billion The idea is to create reforms that will “transform our schools for decades to come”
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“Through Race to the Top, we are asking States to advance reforms around four
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Unformatted text preview: specific areas: Adopting standards and assessments that prepare students to succeed in college and the workplace and to compete in the global economy; Building data systems that measure student growth and success, and inform teachers and principals about how they can improve instruction; Cons Some states feel that the reforms required do not serve the best interests of the students Ex. Montana feels that, being such a rural state, the reforms called for are not what the students need Charter schools Not needed in areas where students are already performing well Emphasis on creating data warehouses Pros Will lead to changes that will accomplish the goals set in place Competition yields results National-standards provide a way to measure student success Creation of better assessments Quality of teachers increased Distribution of quality teachers Works to help schools that are struggling...
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