Moving Every Child Ahead: From NCLB Hype to Meaningful Educational Opportunity

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Teachers College Press, Jan 1, 2008 - Education - 194 pages
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Here, for the first time, is the essential volume on NCLB. In Moving Every Child Ahead, Michael Rebell, education law scholar and foremost authority on the educational rights of children who led the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) in its constitutional challenge to New York's education finance system, and his colleague Jessica Wolff examine the federal No Child Left Behind Act through the lens of educational equity. In compelling and readable fashion, they make specific recommendations for revisions to the law. Acting as a counterbalance to the current unworkable law, this book proposes a more realistic way to achieve NCLB's inspiring vision by ensuring the right to "meaningful educational opportunity" for all students.

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Michael Rebell is executive director and Jessica Wolff is policy director for the Campaign for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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