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Document Number: 4945

Two Years and Counting: Charter Schools Under No Child Left Behind MS Word - In the two years since its enactment, NCLB has brought both satisfaction and apprehension to charter schools. On the one hand, NCLB largely adopts the high-stakes charter model as an accountability framework for all public schools. At the same time, NCLB has complicated the accountability relationship between charter schools and their authorizers. This paper looks at how NCLB has begun affecting the American charter school community, and points toward both the promising and worrisome signs on the horizon. (Nelson Smith, Education Commission of the States, December 2003)...
Author: Nelson Smith
Publisher: ECS

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