The impact of no child left behind on student achievement thomas dee, brian jacob nber working paper no 15531 issued in november 2009 nber program(s):children, economics of education, labor studies, public economics the no child left behind (nclb) act compelled states to design school-accountability systems based on annual student assessments.
The 110th congress may soon consider the reauthorization of the no child left behind act of 2001 this will be the ninth reauthorization of the original elementary and secondary education act of 1965.
Detractors, though, have called no child left behind an empty rhetorical phrase(thomas & bainbridge, 2002) the national education association (nea) repeatedly adds so-called when referring to the legislation that it says presents real obstacles to improving education.
English: 2008 no child left behind blue ribbon sch no child left behind sculpture (close up) in 1965 the elementary and secondary education act became law which focused funding based on the number of disadvantaged students in a local school district, not necessarily proficiency data. The no child left behind act of 2001(nclb) was a us act of congress that reauthorized the elementary and secondary education act it included title i provisions applying to disadvantaged students.
No child left behind: an overview when most people think about the no child left behind act, they think of two things: former president george w bush, and standardized testing but the politics, policy, and history of the law are far more complicated than that. The every student succeeds act has replaced the controversial no child left behind read about changes to accountability, as well as about a new literacy center to support kids with dyslexia.