TITLE

Is Your School on Fire or Smoldering?

AUTHOR(S)
Miners, Zach
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
District Administration;May2008, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). It explains that the act is criticized for not differentiating between schools which meet standards by large and small amounts. An accountability proposal may assign different consequences to schools which are severely below standards, according to a pilot program announced by the Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings.
ACCESSION #
32088938

 

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