Standards-Based Reform and the Poverty Gap: Lessons for No Child Left Behind

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The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is the latest in more than two decades of federal efforts to raise educational standards and an even longer stream of initiatives to improve education for poor children. What lessons can we draw from these earlier efforts to help NCLB achieve its goals? In Standards-Based Reform and the Poverty Gap, leading scholars in sociology, economics, psychology, and education policy take on this critical question. Armed with the latest data and up-to-date research syntheses, the authors show that ...

Standards-Based Reform and the Poverty Gap: Lessons for No Child Left Behind 2007, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815730330

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Standards-Based Reform and the Poverty Gap: Lessons for No Child Left Behind 2007, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815730323

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