Raleigh Schools Implement “No Child Left Behind Act”

Raleigh Schools leaders and teachers may be divided on the effectiveness of nationally mandated requirements. But they’re obligated to adhere to them. On January 8, 2002, the No Child Left Behind Act was signed into law. Built on four principles,

1.accountability for results,
2.more choices for parents,
3.greater local control and flexibility,
4.and using teaching methods based on scientific research,

the act was intended to unite schools and school systems across th...



Shortage Of Teachers Impacts High School Rankings

Teachers and Their Place and High school rankings

The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) specifically determines the quality of teachers in a school as one of the basis for high school rankings. According to the provisions of NCLB, teachers are required to be highly qualified to teach core academic curriculum, and are required to prove their competency through tests. Teachers need to have a bachelor’s degree and must demonstrate their proficiency through completion of an a...



NCLB Program Should Take Its Cue from Dallas Schools

Failure to educate our country’s most disadvantaged students is the most glaring and abiding social and moral problem of the United States. For nearly 20 years, our nation has worked to improve our schools and student achievement levels.



No Child Left Behind Research Papers: A Free Outline for You

No Child Left Behind Research Papers: A Free Outline for YouThe No Child Left Behind Act, which is often abbreviated as NCLB, was proposed by George Bush in 2001 and enacted on January 8, 2002. The main purpose of the Act is to improve American primary and secondary schools performance. The intentions behind the Act were really good. However, some time passed, and the Act turned to be ineffective.



San Diego Schools Embrace the No Child Left Behind Program

The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) program is a federal law that governs elementary and secondary education and is funded by Federal Title I. Under the NCLB, school boards must ensure that their high poverty schools meet the educational needs of low-achieving students. The goal is to close the achievement gap between the high and low-performing students.



Memphis Schools Challenged To Bridge Language Gap

Educators in Memphis Schools have strong opinions about the 2001 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act that will soon be up for renewal. So do most Americans. A recent Scripps Howard poll reported that two thirds of Americans want to have the act either rewritten or revoked completely. The poll found that those most familiar with the law were the most likely to be opposed to it.

The reasons for this are echoed in the halls of Memphis Schools. With the goal of setting higher stan...



Mentors And Partners In The San Antonio Schools

Public education is having a difficult time. The San Antonio Schools and districts nationwide are struggling to meet No Child Left Behind (NCLB) mandates and stricter state standards. One effect it has is that districts like the San Antonio Schools are being forced to raise their standards. Another effect is that time and funds are being routed to purchasing standardized tests, test preparation, and additional staff to meet newer requirements. None of these results is strictl...



Chicago Schools See Positive Nclb Outcomes

The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has been making progress in the Chicago Schools just as advocates of the initiative planned. Students who were transferred out of their failing schools have been replaced and settled into new Chicago Schools. Based on test scores, the indications are that an improved learning environment for these students was much needed and has enhanced their scores considerably. Even the unprecedented effects have been positive in Chicago Schools. By...



Studies Find Multiple Strategies Needed To Improve California Schools

For the past three years California Schools have been the subject of an in-depth analysis of school reform. The study, Beyond the Mountains: An Early Look at Restructuring Results in California, conducted by the Center on Education Policy (CEP), is part of a multi-year review of the effects of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) on Maryland, Michigan and California Schools.

The examination concerns specific restructuring methods used by California Schools and their success...



Waivers Create Conflict In Indianapolis Schools

Indianapolis Schools face the same challenges as most of the nation’s urban schools: lack of resources and funding, high poverty levels, and increasing pressure to meet testing standards. The 2001 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act that required all states to have all students to proficient levels in state tests by 2014 was created to raise national standards and demand accountability. No one in Indianapolis Schools is surprised that meeting those standards is proving to be a ch...