TITLE

THE INSTRUCTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING ROLE OF THE STATE EDUCATION AGENCY: LESSONS LEARNED IN KENTUCKY WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND

AUTHOR(S)
Keedy, John L.; McDonald, Deborah H.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Planning & Changing;2007, Vol. 38 Issue 3/4, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which examined the potential of a state education agency (SEA) to establish a system-wide synergy that can lead to school-level outcomes mandated under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) in Kentucky. Data for the study were generated from interviews with former Kentucky commissioner Gene Wilhoit. It explored the political contexts that influenced the outlook of three chief state school officers working at Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) for the operations of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). The article also cites some policy implications for state agencies in relation to the implementation of the NCLB Act.
ACCESSION #
29964402

 

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