Saturday, August 18, 2018

No Child Left Behind Impact Study

A study shows that pressuring schools to raise test scores under parts of the No Child Left Behind Act resulted in only modest student achievement gains in math and reading. The study shows that students with disabilities, English-language learners and those who began at the lowest performance levels benefited the most from NCLB.
Wong,  V./ et al. (2018). The impact of intensifying state accountability pressures on student achievement under No Child Left Behind. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia.

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