publication . Article . 2005

Conflicting demands of No Child Left Behind and state systems: Mixed messages about school performance.

Robert L. Linn;
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  • Published: 28 Jun 2005 Journal: education policy analysis archives, volume 13, page 33 (eissn: 1068-2341, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Education Policy Analysis Archives
Abstract
<jats:p>An ever-increasing reliance on student performance on tests holds schools and educators accountable both to state accountability systems and also to the accountability requirements of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. While each state has constructed its own definition of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) requirements within the confines of NCLB, substantial differences between the accountability requirements of many state systems and NCLB still have resulted in mixed messages regarding the performance of schools. Several features of NCLB accountability and state accountability systems contribute to the identification of a school as meeting goals...
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free text keywords: Accountability system, No child left behind, Adequate Yearly Progress, Sociology, Public relations, business.industry, business, Accountability, Public administration, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, No Child Left Behind., Education, L
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publication . Article . 2005

Conflicting demands of No Child Left Behind and state systems: Mixed messages about school performance.

Robert L. Linn;