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The myth and reality of No Child Left Behind : public education and high stakes assessment : a report issued on behalf of National-Louis University, 2008

Author: Todd Alan Price; Elizabeth A Peterson; National-Louis University.
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Alan Price; Elizabeth A Peterson; National-Louis University.
ISBN: 0761843140 9780761843146 0761843159 9780761843153
OCLC Number: 256529535
Description: x, 161 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The book of testing / Todd Alan Price --
The chicken wins : the history of assessment / James Kusch --
ETS and the American dream / Alice Bicudo --
Fuzzy math : missing tests, missing students and missing the mark / Todd Alan Price --
Drop out or pushed out? Who's counted out in high stakes testing / Elizabeth Peterson --
English language learners in an era of NCLB / Kristin Lems and Leah D. Miller --
Who is being left behind? / Martha Casazza and Laura Bauer --
Public education and privatization in the ownership society / Stephen Thompson --
Hawaii, the fiftieth state : a case study of the plantation blues / Nancy Stone --
The modification of school improvement and staff development efforts in respone to the failure to make adequate yearly progress / John W. Hunt --
Unintended consequeneces : the teacher's story / Anne Grall Reichel --
A ray of hope : service learning insures success for all / Virginia Jagla.
Responsibility: edited by Todd Alan Price and Elizabeth Peterson.

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