The challenges of No Child Left Behind : understanding the issues of excellence, accountability, and choice

Irons, E. Jane

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  • Creator E. Jane Irons and Sandra Harris
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2007] ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • vi, 163 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 1578865174, 9781578865178, 1578865182, 9781578865185
  • OCLC ocm69028243


  • "This book provides an enhanced understanding of the No Child Left Behind Act's major features, focusing on the areas of the history of accountability and achievement, adequate yearly progress, highly qualified teachers, Title I, reading and early childhood education, school reform (including charters and vouchers), restructuring, school finance, and improving high schools."--BOOK JACKET.


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-162).


  • Changing accountability measures and achievement -- Adequate yearly progress (AYP) -- Highly qualified teachers -- Title I : overview -- Title I : reading and early childhood -- NCLB and school reform : charters and vouchers -- Restructuring -- Impact of NCLB on school finance -- High school reform and other future trends -- Conclusion
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