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Many children left behind : how the No Child Left Behind Act is damaging our children and our schools

Author: Deborah Meier; George H Wood
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the 2002 Federal "No Child Left Behind" law and explains how this law actually damages both the schools and its students including the "dumbing down" of standardized tests rather than setting higher standards of achievement.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Meier; George H Wood
ISBN: 0807004596 9780807004593
OCLC Number: 54825893
Description: xxii, 132 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: From "Separate but equal" to "No child left behind": the collision of new standards and old inequalities / Linda Darling-Hammond --
A view from the field: NCLB's effects on classrooms and schools / George Wood --
NCLB's selective vision of equality: some gaps count more than others / Stan Karp --
NCLB and democracy / Deborah Meier --
NCLB and the effort to privatize public education / Alfie Kohn --
Leaving no child behind: overhauling NCLB / Monty Neill.
Responsibility: edited by Deborah Meier and George Wood.
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Examines the 2002 Federal "No Child Left Behind" law and explains how this law actually damages both the schools and its students including the "dumbing down" of standardized tests rather than setting higher standards of achievement.

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