Holding NCLB Accountable: Achieving Accountability, Equity, & School Reform (Paperback)
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Holding NCLB Accountable: Achieving Accountability, Equity, & School Reform (Paperback)

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Paperback 280 Pages / Published: 12/02/2008
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This edited book provides a comprehensive approach to evaluating No Child Left Behind and identifying how the law can be improved. With contributions from experts, including Gary Orfield, Linda Darling-Hammond, Catherine Snow, and Daniel Koretz, among others, this text considers the efficacy of NCLB test-based accountability.

These essays critically examine:

- What we know and don't know about the key mechanisms used to hold schools accountable

- Whether states have the capacity to implement all of the requirements called for in the law

- Whether states have the ability to provide the support and technical assistance necessary to help low-performing schools and districts

- The implications of the law for sustaining successful school reform

Holding NCLB Accountable covers four themes. The three themes of accountability, capacity, and school reform provide the framework for the book's chapters. The fourth theme - achieving equity and the implications of the law for low-income and minority students - is addressed throughout the book.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412957885
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 570 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"An important contribution to the field." -- Nora Friedman, Principal
"This text offers valuable information for understanding the intent of NCLB, the positive effects of the legislation, the shortcomings of NCLB as currently authorized, and specific recommendations for improvements." -- Dolores Gribouski, Principal
"Useful, timely, and enlightening. A good compilation of well-researched articles that need to be read by the field." -- Bonnie Tryon, Principal

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