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Progress report on three Michigan school districts undergoing the restructuring phase of the No Child Left Behind Act.
This reports describes states' flexibility in determining adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left behind Act.
A summary of data shows positive trends in American education and indicates areas for improvement.
Study of state exit exam results showing that despite innovations by some states and increased state funding and support to improve pass rates achievement gaps still exist.
NCLB: Narrowing the Curriculum - Subset of data from the Center on Education Policy's December 2004 Fall District Survey shows schools change curriculum to accommodate reading/language arts and/or math requirements in the No Child Left Behind Act.
NCLB: What School Districts are Doing to Improve Teacher Quality in High-Need Schools -Subset of data from the Center on Education Policy's December 2004 Fall District Survey shows strategies taken by school districts to evenly distribute qualified teachers among high-need schools.
The report shows the top gaining and losing school districts in Title I funding in the 2005-2006 school year.
Issues to Watch in Reading First - A report showing the impact of the Reading First Act on reading instruction in selected states and school districts.
Report on the impact of exit exams in a Maryland and a Virginia school district in the winter of 2004-2005.
NCLB: Urban Schools are Targeted for Improvement at Higher Rates than Suburban or Rural Schools - Subset of data from the Center on Education Policy's December 2004 District Survey shows the disproportionate number of Title I urban schools identified for improvement under the No Child Left Behind Act.
NCLB: Middle Schools are Increasingly Targeted for Improvement - Subset of data from the Center on Education Policy's December 2005 District Survey shows middle schools are disproportionately identified for improvement under the No Child Left Behind Act.
These findings indicate the way districts are identified for improvement under the No Child Left Behind Act, the consequences of that designation, and possible corrective actions.
Report of findings from the third year of implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act shows progress but problems in federal administration, funding, and capacity.