No Child Left Behind and other Federal Programs for Urban School Districts

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The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act is designed to close the achievement gap between disadvantaged and disadvantaged children through its Title I program. Title I provides disadvantaged students with compensatory education. Only Title I schools are required to meet NCLB accountability guidelines but some states apply federal accountability guidelines to non-Title I schools; and states must separate achievement test scores by racial subgroups. The book explores models to achieve equity in Title I schools. The authors define ...

No Child Left Behind and other Federal Programs for Urban School Districts 2006, JAI Press Inc.

ISBN-13: 9780762312993

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