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Author(s):Sunderman, G
Title:The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Organization:Harvard Civil Rights Project
Short Description:In response to growing state and local opposition to the No Child Left Behind law, political and professional criticisms of its requirements, and the increasing number of schools and districts identified for improvement, the administration has allowed a wide variety of changes in state accountability plans.
Annotation:In response to growing state and local opposition to the No Child Left Behind law, political and professional criticisms of its requirements, and the increasing number of schools and districts identified for improvement, the administration has allowed a wide variety of changes in state accountability plans. This report documents changes states have made to their accountability plans and examines how these policy shifts affect the meaning of accountability and who benefits (and loses) from the changes.
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Achievement Gap
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives

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