No Child Left Behind Pitfalls

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Published on October 15, 2008

Author: Nicholelie152

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Sick of the commercials yet? : Sick of the commercials yet? Initial Intended Goals : Initial Intended Goals The goal of NCLB is to have 100% of all students achieve at grade level by the year 2014. NCLB’s Impact – 3 Major Issues : NCLB’s Impact – 3 Major Issues “Teaching to the Test” : “Teaching to the Test” 1 “Teachers are teaching test taking skills to achieve the required test results instead of teaching curriculum with the goal of learning in mind” – Jamie Simpson of ILCC : “Teachers are teaching test taking skills to achieve the required test results instead of teaching curriculum with the goal of learning in mind” – Jamie Simpson of ILCC NCLB = Real Life Skills? : NCLB = Real Life Skills? Higher Standards & Low Pay = Shortages! : Higher Standards & Low Pay = Shortages! Hold at least a bachelor’s degree Hold a valid teaching certificate Demonstrate subject matter competency for the core content area they teach The U.S. General Accounting Office surveyed 8 states and noted the higher the poverty levels the higher the teacher shortage. Increased Drop Out Rate : Increased Drop Out Rate 3 NCLB Conclusion : NCLB Conclusion Teaching to the test Teacher shortages Increased drop out rates

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