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I am currently in school and studying to become an elementary teacher. In one of my classes I have to do a research project and I picked NCLB as my topic. I was wondering if i could get some opinion from real teachers about NCLB and what they think about it.These are the questions that I am using for my project. Thank you so much for your time and opinions!

-What do you think are some good aspects of No Child Left Behind?

-What do you think are some negative aspects of No Child Left Behind?

-Do you think No Child Left Behind really benefits the students? Why or why not?

-Now that most states have received the No Child Left Behind waiver has there been any changes in curriculum or the school system? If so, what changes?

-What is your opinion about standardized testing? Does preparing for these tests take away a lot of teaching time? Are they actually beneficial

-Do you think No Child Left Behind has closed the achievement gap? ...See More
anon_dos On 11/16/12, Cassye wrote:

> - If you were teaching before NCLB was implemented, was the > education system different from the current system? If so, > how?

I was teaching before NCLB. In hindsight, I see NCLB as a preparation for Common Core State Standards. It's a slow infiltration of the government into states' rights...See More
Dec 14, 2013
History Teacher On 12/14/13, anon_dos wrote: > On 11/16/12, Cassye wrote: > >> - If you were teaching before NCLB was implemented, was the >> education system different from the current system? If so, >> how?

Well, the thrust of education was completely different. How to say? There was no accountability. The process was primary - k...See More
Dec 17, 2013
teach4 I don't know if it is to late for you...but will answer some of your questions below - otherwise I know the response will be rambling. First I have been an elementary teacher for 37 years. Those years haver all been at a rural community public school in third and fourth grades. I love teaching and children, and really feel that I have had a positiv...See More
Mar 12, 2013
my two Before NCLB schools were accountable to the community and the school board. Teachers were valued and their professional voice was heard. Before NCLB teachers were passionate about their classroom and the relationship they forged with students. That was before the "new idea" of turning schools into factories. Now, teachers are largely burnt out and ...See More
Sep 28, 2014


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