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Levitt, Roberta – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2017
The enactment of the No Child Left Behind Act (2002) and the subsequent succession of legislative acts have had a profound impact on educational policy. An increased emphasis on teacher accountability and effectiveness led to the use of standardized test results to determine tangible rewards or punishments. In response, a culture of teaching to…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Common Core State Standards, Educational Policy
Tyler, Kathleen P. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2012
Interest in child development as a knowledge base for early childhood education programs flourished in the 1970s as a result of the theories and philosophies of Jean Piaget and other cognitive developmentalists. During subsequent decades in America, reform movements emphasizing accountability and achievement became a political and social…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Educational Change
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Kelly, Thomas F. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
The United States has been engaged in school reform for three decades. The federal government as well as all fifty states have passed numerous versions of reform legislation to mandate and regulate the process. Educators have adjusted their practices to the policy created by this legislation. They have also allocated hundreds of billions of…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Curriculum Development
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Shah, Amee P. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
Purpose: The present paper is geared to help speech-language pathologists and other members of the school-based teams to become acquainted with the new educational structure and context in schools today as driven by NCLB [No Child Left Behind Act], and thus, be better prepared to meet the needs of CLD [Culturally and Linguistically Diverse]…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Student Diversity
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Vuorela, Taina Helena – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
Language education has a long tradition in the Finnish educational system owing to the official bilingualism of the country with the Finnish and Swedish languages, its geopolitical location, and the limited possibility to use the national languages in international contacts. Since the end of the 20th century, English has gained ground from other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingualism, Professional Education, Reflection
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Cadiero-Kaplan, Karen; Billings, Elsa S. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
Presently in the United States there are 4.4 million English language learners (ELLs) in public schools, with California public schools being home to more than 40% of these students (Rumberger & Gandara, 2004). Research indicates that it takes an individual up to seven years to fully develop a second language (Collier, 1987; Krashen, 1994).…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Language of Instruction, Educational Policy
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Meyen, Edward L.; Greer, Diana L.; Poggio, John C. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation in the United States is not equivalent to a national curriculum; however, it does set forth some conditions essential for enhancing student achievement at scale (e.g., curriculum standards, assessment standards, and expectations of compliance). The missing component within these conditions is support for…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Academic Standards, Alignment (Education)
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Beisser, Sally R. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
Since the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, education policy makers have focused on students at the lower end of the achievement spectrum, specifically those struggling to meet standards, particularly in reading and mathematics. However, those who are considered gifted have been increasingly underserved, at the expense of high ability…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Academically Gifted, Accountability
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Shapiro, Arthur; Thompson, Alana S. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
In this paper the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, a top-down, one-size-fits-all coercive nostrum constructed by politicians purportedly to improve all American public schools that piddles with symptoms rather than deal with root causes, is first delineated and analyzed. Its departure from local educational governance to an accountability-focused…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Indicators
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Watkins, Sandra; Sheng, Zhaohui – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
The study analyzes the achievement trends of all third grade students in the state of Illinois who scored in the Exceeds category in reading and mathematics on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) in the year 2000. ISAT performance of this cohort group of students was followed through the eighth grade. Descriptive analyses were utilized…
Descriptors: State Standards, National Standards, Academic Standards, Advanced Students
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Inserra, Albert; Bossert, Kenneth R. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, sponsored by President George W. Bush, calls for 100 percent proficiency in reading and mathematics by 2014. This Federal mandate has caused all public schools in the United States to examine the programs in use to meet these requirements. In addition, states across the country have implemented a series of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, High Stakes Tests, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Casas, Martha – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
This paper first examines the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 on the academic performance of Latino students in the U.S. Although the purpose behind NCLB is to help improve academic proficiency in the areas of reading, language arts, and mathematics, research demonstrates that there is still an achievement gap between…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Hispanic American Students, Academic Achievement
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Haydar, Hanna – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2008
Under The No Child Left Behind act, beginning mathematics teachers in New York City find themselves at the crossroad of multi-level educational policies that span the different domains of the teaching profession, from the recruitment and support process to accountability, standards and assessment requirements, to pedagogical models and the…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Educational Policy, Urban Schools
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Mains, Ronda M. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2007
The concept of two cultures recognized by Charles Percy Snow may have implications beyond a lack of understanding and respect between two conflicting worlds of intellectuals. This widening chasm in the United States affects the education of our public school students. Technology and economics, intelligence testing, the "No Child Left Behind…
Descriptors: Subcultures, Art, Public Education, Social Influences
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Sivalingam, G. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2007
The study will trace the external factors influencing the liberalization, deregulation and privatization of higher education in Malaysia from 1970 to the present and to analyze the effects of liberalization, deregulation and privatization on the modes of privatization and the internal restructuring of institutions of higher learning to increase…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Privatization, Foreign Countries, School Restructuring
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