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  • 1. Analysis of No Child Left Behind Act Ben, Eric & Shawn
  • 2. No Child Left Behind Act
    • “ Landmark in education reform designed to improve student achievement and change the culture of America's schools ”
    • (District of Columbia Public Schools)
    • Signed into law by President Bush on January 8th, 2002
  • 3. Roadmap
    • Motivation
    • Government ’ s previous action
    • No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act
    • Enforcement & Penalty
    • Pros & Cons
    • Conclusion
  • 4. Motivation of the Act
    • Crisis in public education
        • Rank 18 th in knowledge among 15-year-olds
        • Rank behind
          • Iceland
          • Hungary
          • France
          • South Korea
          • Czech Republic
          • Slovak Republic …
  • 5. Government ’ s Action
    • Before the Act
      • Increase funding for public school
      • Double the money spent since 1980
      • Effect: none
  • 6. Government ’ s Action
    • 2001
      • No Child Left Behind Act
        • To improve public education system
        • 4 pillars
          • Demanding higher test scores
          • More discretion in spending federal dollar
          • Focus on scientifically proven education methods
          • Giving parents stronger voices
  • 7. Enforcement (aka NCLB standard)
    • Adequate progress on standard tests
      • Annual tests on Mathematics, Science & Reading
      • Goal: 100% passing rate in year 2014
    • Education requirements on teachers
      • Bachelor's degree
      • Full certification
  • 8. Penalty for schools NOT meeting the standard
    • For 2 years
      • Students attend nearby better school
      • School pays all transportation expenses
    • For 3 years
      • Must provide “ supplemental education services ”
    • For 4 years
      • School staff replaced & curriculum revamped
    • For 5 years
      • Drastic action, Significant reconstruction, State takeover
  • 9. Pros (1)
    • Informing parents
      • Annual school reports w/ statistic on
        • Test scores
        • Teacher qualifications
        • Drop rates
      • Parents informed about school quality
  • 10. Pros (2)
    • Higher standards
      • Standard & penalty system
      • Regardless of ethnic, income ,background
      • No excuse for failure
      • Forcing schools to make progress
      • Clearly defined goal
      • Implementing proven teaching methods
  • 11. Effect
    • In the first 2 years
      • Standards are higher
      • Test score on the rise
      • Achievement gap closing
    • In the future
      • Eliminating low quality schools
  • 12. Cons (1)
    • In rural area
      • Less financial support
        • New teaching materials
        • New curriculum
      • poor families
        • Traditionally not perform well
      • Small school,
        • inaccurate statistic
  • 13. Cons (2)
    • In newly developing communities
      • Class size increases
      • Insufficient class assistance
      • Diversified culture backgrounds
      • Schools not well-equipped
  • 14. Cons (3)
    • Teachers
      • Needed to adopt new teaching methods
      • Has to be highly qualified
      • Taking time and planning to adopt std
      • Workload increases
  • 15. Conclusion
    • Problem:
      • Current American students do not stand high in education globally
    • NCLB Act
      • Attempts to fulfill the expectation
    • Pros
      • Equal opportunity, higher test scores
    • Cons
      • Consideration of rural communities

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