Essays Tagged: "No Child Left Behind"

Pros and Cons of No Child Left Behind Act.

On January 8, 2002, President Bush signed into law the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). This law represents his education reform plan and contains ... ilies, and taxpayers can look to their state for detailed information about its academic standards. No Child Left Behind combines and simplifies programs, so that schools can get and use federal fundi ... ll be able to transfer their child to a better performing public school or public charter school.No Child Left Behind gives districts new flexibility and freedom with Federal funds so children with ...

(3 pages) 568 1 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

High Stakes Testing

revailing assumption about learning has been that the teacher tells, shows, or demonstrates facts, knowledge, rules of action, and principles, and then the students practices them (Burton, 1996). Henc ... s of raising the standard of education.With the advent of new accountability standards such as the "No Child left Behind' (Bush, 2001) act, designed for educators to improve the quality of education f ...

(13 pages) 408 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

No Child Left Behind

In November of 2004, we will find out who our democratic candidate for Presidency will be. This candida ... o is seeking his second term as our Nation's President. During his current term, Bush proposed the "No Child Left Behind" Act. Today, in part of familiarizing you with this topic, I would like to shar ... o share with you some of the opinions from two democratic candidates on the topic of education and "No Child Left Behind".Candidate John Kerry, who has consistently criticized Bush for signing the "No ...

(2 pages) 131 1 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND: An essay explaining the program, the benifits, and how the program works.

No Child Left BehindBy, Jin ChangNo Child Left Behind is designed to help children, teachers, and sc ... ss must provide ways for students to improve such as free after-school tutoring. If the school does not make noticeable progress after 5 years, the school will have to make dramatic changes in how the ... ll have to make dramatic changes in how the school is run.Money FlexibilitiesWays to use fundsUnder No Child Left Behind, states and school districts have flexibility in how they use education funds, ...

(2 pages) 220 2 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Pro-choice doesn't have to mean pro-death- An essay about abortion from the pro-choice perspective By kate buckingham

s "human activity; time when something functions; animated; full of life; being in existence." The 'No Child Left Behind Act' teaches in public schools that a twenty-three day old fetus is a thinking ... erable questions, but for the government, and many opinionated citizens around the world, it leads another serious debate; is the practice of abortion so immoral that it should be illegal?The new laws ...

(6 pages) 64 1 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Government and Politics - Children and Families

ng for children and families. They were Head Start, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), No Child Left behind (NCLB) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).Head StartNLC wan ... ead Start services.President Bush wants to give states the option to take over Head Start programs, now directed by Health and Human Services, and mix them with existing state-funded preschool program ...

(7 pages) 194 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

No Child Left behind Act

The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) means clearly as it's stated, that in President Bush's policy on edu ... o provide to each student. This test will consist of information that every student is expected to know and comprehended up to that level. These tests will make the schools accountable for the perform ... ertain categories: poverty, race and ethnicity, disability, and limited English proficiency so that no group is left behind.After receiving the results and determining the lowest scores in the nation, ...

(1 pages) 110 0 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Testing and "No Child Left Behind" Results in Students Suffering.

ning for educational benefit and learning short-term to pass a test. Student's results on tests can not only determine if they advance to the next grade, but also their future in some instances. Teach ... dents don't pass the flawed tests, they are punished or possibly terminated. Testing in general and No Child Left Behind are flawed because as a result, teachers will educate in accordance with the te ...

(3 pages) 192 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Federalism and Education.

e drawn to politics and the states' interaction with the national government. These situations have not only shined light on federalism but have also brought out the real motives of the national gover ... iction.In the area of education, the national government plays a much larger role than needed. The 'No Child Left Behind Act' was designed by the national government to increase the quality of educati ...

(3 pages) 86 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Journal Article Review: Studies Decry Faulty Graduation Data, Rising Dropout Rates.

ort also criticizes states for setting low targets for improving graduation rates under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, and the federal government for letting them do so"(Richard).If graduation ... tes is required to report their graduation rates, beginning with the 2002-03 school year, under the No Child Left Behind law. Regardless of this law these reports show that the majority of the sates a ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Analysis of "No Child Left Behind" Act

ooling has the potential to allow all students to achieve their academic potential. As a result the No Child Left Behind Act was signed into law on January 8, 20021. This policy specifically addressed ... 021. This policy specifically addressed the social problem that there were achievement gaps between non-minority students and those of minority racial groups, economically disadvantaged students, stud ...

(9 pages) 482 2 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Too much testing in public schools

usses the increasing dissatisfaction of AFT members regarding the excessive testing required by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). He indicates the majority of AFT members agree there is too much te ... also indicates that these new required standardized tests are of poor quality and newer tests seem not to be in alignment to the standards. Too much time is set aside for test days to field-test new ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

No Child Left Behind Act

The No Child Left Behind Act is a United States Federal Law that reauthorizes an amount of federal progr ... tion transformation. Many parents of school age children question this program. Testing scores have not improved from this program and withholding money from the schools will only do more harm than go ... least a bachelor's degree. If they will be teaching at an elementary school, they must pass a test known as the California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET) and the California Basic Education Sk ...

(10 pages) 379 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Review of No Child Left Behind

The No Child left behind Act of 2001 was signed into law on January 8,2002 by President Bush. This repre ... e" education system means that states create their own standards for what a child should learn and know for all grades, they must test every students progress towards those standards, all states, scho ... ation reform our country has seen in many years.There are four basic education reform principles in No Child Left Behind. The first is stronger accountability for results. Having strong academic stand ...

(3 pages) 201 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Help Is On The Way" - An article review and summary.

The No Child Left Behind program that was signed by President George W. Bush in January of 2002 has brou ... strict report cards inform parents and communities about state and school progress. Schools that do not make progress must provide supplemental services, such as free tutoring or after-school assistan ... e services, school systems may purchase supplemental curriculum materials or schedule tutoring, and now they can even offer services from an online tutoring provider.Although there are still some kink ...

(4 pages) 97 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Purpose of Education

To understand the purpose of education, one must have knowledge of the diversecultures and historic events that have contributed to today's current practic ... d strongly innational examinations and the assessment of student's academic competence (sounds like NoChild Left Behind (NCLB)). However, China's educational handicap was that they did notallow the in ... t they did notallow the influence of foreign cultures. As a result, China's reluctance to adapt technologyfrom other cultures isolated and weakened it.India (3000 B.C. - A.D. 1900) - India was a civil ...

(2 pages) 78 2 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

No Child Left Behind

The No Child Left Behind Act is a United States Federal Law that reauthorizes an amount of federal progr ... his program and its structured towards fixing the education problem in the U.S. Testing scores have not improved from this program and withholding money from the schools will only do more harm than go ... eachers entering this field are required to acquire at least a bachelor's degree. Teachers that are not new must pass a test in which state they teach in that demonstrates their subject understanding ...

(5 pages) 131 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

An education system in dire need of change.

IntroductionEach year within the United States, many children attend schools in which they are not learning. In 1983, the National Commission on Excellence in Education confirmed this belief by p ... n). Within this report, the commission cited data indicating that American children as a whole were not receiving a quality education. Their findings identified problems with student literacy and stud ...

(22 pages) 373 1 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

School Funding

l to give every child a world-class education" (Spokesman Review, 2007). This is in response to the No Child Left behind Act of 2001. Without proper funding for public education, school districts are ... education. The government was originally responsible for funding public education but districts are now relying heavily on taxpayer dollars to help fund the gap between the budgets of the districts an ...

(4 pages) 93 1 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

No Child Left Behind Act 2001

The No Child Left Behind Act:A Review of the Current Education ReformationThe No Child Left Behind Act ( ... cuses on the approach to educational reform and the provisions provided for this reform made in the No Child Left Behind Act.Background to the No Child Left Behind Act:Title INCLB is meant to reinforc ... s were given to schools, the funds were to be used for those students at risk for academic failure, not specifically for the low-income students (North Carolina State Board of Education, 2005).NCLB ma ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers