America's Failing Schools: How Parents and Teachers Can Cope With No Child Left Behind

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Taylor & Francis, Jun 2, 2004 - Education - 176 pages
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'No Child Left' Behind, signed into law by President Bush in January 2002, is the most significant education legislation in decades. It calls for substantially expanded student testing, more stringent accountability requirements, and annual school-focused report cards at the state, district, and school levels. Despite the fact that it affects schooling at every possible level, few people understand its implications or reach. In America's 'Failing' Schools, Popham sets the record straight for teachers, students, and parents alike. In clear, accessible language the book explains the relevant.

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Popham, a nationally recognized expert on educational testing, reveals what he says are the potentially devastating effects that the"No Child Left Behind" act may have on America's public schools. In ... Read full review

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W. James Popham is a nationally recognized expert on educational testing. For 30 years he taught courses at UCLA in instructional methods for prospective teachers, and courses in evaluation and measurement. He has written 20 books and more than 250 articles, reports, and papers on the subject.

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