No Child Left Behind Act: Text, Interpretation and Changes
On 8 January 2002, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, legislation to extend and revise the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), was signed into law as P.L. 107-110 (H.R. 1). This legislation extensively amends and re-authorises many of the programs of federal aid to elementary and secondary education. Major features of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 include the following: states will be required to implement standards-based assessments in reading and mathematics for pupils in each of grades 3-8 by the 2005-2006 school year, and at three grade levels in science by the 2007-2008 school year; grants to states for assessment development are authorised; all states will be required to participate in National Assessment of Educational Progress tests in 4th and 8th grade reading and mathematics every second year; states must develop adequate yearly progress (AYP) standards, incorporating a goal of all pupils reaching a proficient or advanced level of achievement within 12 years, and apply them to each public school, local education agency (LEA), and the state overall; and a sequence of consequences, including public school choice and supplemental services options, would
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
1994 requirements activities adequate yearly progress administered allocation alternate assessments amended annually assess appropriated assessment grants Assessment of Educational assessment systems assessments in reading authorized Child Left consolidated content standards costs Criterion-referenced test CRS Report CRTs Department of Education educational agency Educational Progress Elementary and Secondary English language proficiency ESEA Title I-A fail to meet fedeml fonds formula gmnts funds grade reading IASA implementation increased instructional K-12 education Left Behind Act LEP pupils levels in science math meet the Title million NAEP assessments NAEP tests NAGB National Assessment negotiated rulemaking Norm-referenced test Nova Science Publishers NRTs participation in NAEP percent performance public school Puerto Rico pupil assessment pupils with disabilities reading and mathematics school choice school districts specific standards and assessments standards-based assessments state-level statewide teachers three grade levels Title I-A requirements Title IX tmnsfer U.S. Department