AED 222.Assignmnet Special Education.Week 1.Day 7

AED 222.Assignmnet Special Education.Week 1.Day 7 - Special...

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Special Education 1 Special Education and the Principles of NCLB 2001 Special Education 2 “The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 is a comprehensive federal initiative designed to improve the educational performance of all students” (Rosenberg, Westling, & McLeskey, 2007, p. 42). The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is to ensure all children receive a fair, equal, and opportunity to obtain a highly qualified education through yearly assessment tests, which is given towards the end of the year and allows for progression to the next grade level. There are five core principles of the NCLB that can affect diverse learners; a person should look at the pros and cons of each principle to see how NCLB will affect the child.
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The NCLB five core principles are strong accountability for results, expanded flexibility and local control for states, school districts, and schools, teaching methods based on scientific research, expanded options for parents, especial those whose children attend low performing schools, and highly qualified teachers (U.S. Department of Education, 2004). Strong accountability for results is to ensure all children are proficient in reading and mathematics according to state standards. The yearly assessment testing is broken up into different groups of poverty, race, ethnicity,
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course AED 222 222 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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AED 222.Assignmnet Special Education.Week 1.Day 7 - Special...

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