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  1. 1. NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND By Emily Schmidberger, Brittany Shearer, Destinee Simonin, and Lindsay Stricker
  2. 2. What Law Established NCLB?  Reauthorization of Elementary and Secondary Act  This program was established while George W. Bush was president
  3. 3. Controversy  There is a lot of controversy and debate surrounding what the standardized test scores should stand for  Some people believe that the scores of the standardized tests set up in this act should not determine the students placement and graduation  Many people are upset because they think that schools are teaching to help students pass the test versus actually educating them and helping them learn the material  The government is changing from NCLB to SASA  It is said that common core (SASA) is NCLB on steroids, which is where the controversy lies today
  4. 4. Waiver  A waiver is what the government gives states so they have more flexibility on the act  34 states signed up for the waiver in 2012-2013  These expire at the end of the 2013-2014 school years
  5. 5. Cost  144.5 billion all together (Ohio spent 35.1 billion on education)  In 2013, the program cost around 20.5 billion.  The costs are greater than anticipated by about 30%
  6. 6. When and Why?  NCLB was established on January 8th, 2002  Mission Statement:  higher accountability for test results  More choices for parents  Higher qualified teachers  Flexibility regarding funding  Encourage proven education methods
  7. 7. States Participation  Not all states participate in NCLB or the administration  Connecticut  Delaware  Louisiana  Maryland  New York  North Carolina  Ohio  Rhode Island
  8. 8. Percentage of Cost Amount of money borne by the federal government  56% in 2008  76% in 2002
  9. 9. How is NCLB administered?  Congress authorized 5 year funding levels for 5 of the 45 authorized NCLB programs  The other 40 programs were authorized at specific amounts for the initial year of funding
  10. 10. Grants  Basic Grant Formula: allocates funding to school districts based on number of poor children. They serve any school district with at least ten poor children or +2% of it’s students in poverty  Concentration Grant Formula: School must have at least 15% of children in poverty or 6500 poor children
  11. 11. Grants Cont.  Targeted Grant Formula: Provides more money per child as districts poverty rate increases, so that higher poverty school districts get more money per child than lower ones  Education Finance Incentive Grant Formula: Takes into account the percent of per capita income devoted to education and equitably the state school finance system distributes state and local funding for education
  12. 12. Other Requirements for Funding  Implement a number of education policies  States must implement laws that hold school and districts accountable if they fail to make adequate yearly progress in improving student achievement
  13. 13. Department of Education  The department of Education is the federal government department agency that oversees and administers the NCLB  The department of education under the Obama administration is proposing improvements  The Obama administration released its blue print for revising the ESEA on March 13th, 2010
  14. 14. Department of Education Cont.  This blueprint builds on the significant reforms already made in response to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 around four areas 1. Improving teacher and principal effectiveness 2. Providing information to families to help them evaluate and improve their children’s schools 3. Implementing college-and-career-ready standards 4. Improving student learning and achievement in in America’s lowest-performing schools by providing intensive support and
  15. 15. NCLB vs SASA  In the article, they discussed moving toward SASA and moving away from NCLB, because it is said that NCLB is the reason education in America is failing  The government believes that moving towards SASA will help create higher education, because it uses proven
  16. 16. What percent did the government pay in 2008? A. 56% B. 76% C. 94% D. 12%
  17. 17. Answer A. 56%
  18. 18. What is the program taking over NCLB? A. ESEA B. SASA C. NBLA
  19. 19. Answer B. SASA
  20. 20. How many type of grants are mentioned? a. 6 b. 9 c. 3 d. 4
  21. 21. Answer D. 4
  22. 22. What is most controversy over? A. Test scores B. Teachers C. Grades D. Funding
  23. 23. Answer A. Test scores
  24. 24. How many waivers were signed last year? A. 64 B. 44 C. 24 D. 34
  25. 25. Answer D.34