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Title Standards-based accountability under no child left behind : experiences of teachers and administrators in three states / Laura S. Hamilton [and others].

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corporation, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 275 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-275).
Contents Ch. 1: Introduction -- ch. 2: Study design and methods -- ch. 3: SBA systems in California, Georgia, and Pennsylvania -- ch. 4: Educators' opinions about standards, assessments, and accountability -- ch. 5: School and district improvement strategies -- ch. 6: Instructional practices related to standards and assessments -- ch. 7: Perceived barriers to school improvement -- ch. 8: Conclusions and implications -- Appendix A: Sampling and survey responses -- Appendix B: Supplementary tables -- Appendix C: Superintendent, principal, and teacher surveys.
Summary Since 2001-2002, standards-based accountability (SBA) provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) have shaped the work of public school teachers and administrators in the United States. NCLB requires each state to develop content and achievement standards in several subjects, administer tests to measure students' progress toward these standards, develop targets for performance on these tests, and impose a series of interventions on schools and districts that do not meet the targets. Many states had such systems in place before NCLB took effect, but, since 2001-2002, every state i.
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Subject United States. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (United States) (OCoLC)fst01397433
Educational accountability -- California.
Educational accountability -- Georgia.
Educational accountability -- Pennsylvania.
Education -- Standards -- California.
Education -- Standards -- Georgia.
Education -- Standards -- Pennsylvania.
EDUCATION -- Finance.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Children's Studies.
Education -- Standards. (OCoLC)fst00902789
Educational accountability. (OCoLC)fst00903326
California. (OCoLC)fst01204928
Georgia. (OCoLC)fst01204622
Pennsylvania. (OCoLC)fst01204598
Educação -- Estados unidos.
Administração da educação -- Estados unidos.
Added Author Hamilton, Laura S.
Other Form: Print version: Standards-based accountability under no child left behind. Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2007 9780833041494 0833041495 (DLC) 2007008952 (OCoLC)85833318
ISBN 9780833042705 (electronic bk.)
083304270X (electronic bk.)
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