Steep Climb To NCLB Goal For 23 States

Hoff, David J.
June 2008
Education Week;6/4/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p1
The article discusses the struggles of some U.S. schools to meet the reading and mathematics proficiency standards established by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The article describes how 23 states who set modest achievement standards during the first five years of NCLB are being held to higher standards in order to meet federal adequate yearly progress (AYP) standards. Details are provided regarding annual measurable objectives (AMOs).


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