Contains the keyword United States. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
"In An Education in Politics, Jesse H. Rhodes explains the uneven development of federal involvement in education....Built atop existing decentralized polities, new federal reforms raised difficult questions about which level of government bore ultimate responsibilities for improving schools."
"Distinguished historian and policy analyst Maris Vinovskis examines federal K-12 education policies, beginning with the publication of A Nation at Risk and focusing on the National Education Goals, America 2000, Goals 2000, and No Child Left Behind. In addition to discussing key policy debates, he also addresses the practical aspects of implementing and evaluating school and classroom reforms."
"Price and his colleagues contextualize the contemporary state of American public education, drawing upon its deep historical roots and philosophical underpinnings. This framework enables the reader to understand the turmoil engendered by current policy waves. These essays pose insightful questions about whether we can build on our historical strengths to meet modern-day challenges of the global era." -- Kathleen Sullivan-Brown, associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies, University of Missouri, St. Louis
"The Implementing Standards-Based Accountability (ISBA) study was designed to examine the strategies that states, districts, and schools are using to implement standards-based accountability under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and how these strategies are associated with classroom practices and student achievement in mathematics and science."