Competing Horizons

Aronson, Isaak; Miller, Joelle
October 2007
Science Teacher;Oct2007, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p64
Academic Journal
The article discusses how biology education is affected by the U.S. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). NCLB will require the development of standardized science tests to be factored into Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and a biology test required for grade promotion or graduation. The author suggests NCLB standards may be incompatible with inquiry-based instruction, may require changes to science curriculums, and will require biology teachers to be certified in biology.


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