Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,741,889 articles and books

Fuel for reform: the importance of trust in changing schools. (In The News).



"At a recent conference on accountability The traceability of actions performed on a system to a specific system entity (user, process, device). For example, the use of unique user identification and authentication supports accountability; the use of shared user IDs and passwords destroys accountability.  and assessment at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, dozens of education policymakers and scholars gathered to consider the implications of the No Child Left Behind Act The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-110), commonly known as NCLB (IPA: /ˈnɪkəlbiː/), is a United States federal law that was passed in the House of Representatives on May 23, 2001 . During hours of discussion about the value of standardized test A standardized test is a test administered and scored in a standard manner. The tests are designed in such a way that the "questions, conditions for administering, scoring procedures, and interpretations are consistent" [1]  data, `coercive' accountability, and stakes high and low, a pesky question kept surfacing about the wildcard See wild cards and wildcard mask.  in all of this: the people who actually go to school every day to work and learn."--Harvard Education Letter, July/August 2002.

To read the full article, visit http://www.edletter.org/current/reform/shtml.
COPYRIGHT 2002 Association for Career and Technical Education
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2002 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:No Child Left Behind Act
Publication:Techniques
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 2002
Words:94
Previous Article:Columbine loses 60 percent of 1999 staff. (In The News).
Next Article:Perfect partners.
Topics:



Related Articles
President Bush signs education bill into law. (In Washington).
School reform and perspectives on the role of school counselors: a century of proposals for change.
Education fuels budget debate. (In Washington).
Capitol view: reform resource lacking.
The politics of education. (Among the Periodicals).
Bush likely to expand NCLB but no major changes.
Legislators critical of Bush's call to expand NCLB.
EDUCATION REFORM FOCUS OF DISCUSSION.
Re- re- re- reform: new reports show 12th-graders are learning less than they did fifteen years ago.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters