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