TITLE

Competing Horizons

AUTHOR(S)
Aronson, Isaak; Miller, Joelle
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Oct2007, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26962879

 

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