TITLE

Taking Aim at AYP Called Timely, Risky

AUTHOR(S)
Klein, Alyson; McNeil, Mickele
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Education Week;2/10/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses proposed changes in the adequate yearly progress accountability system used by the U.S. Education Department. The system instituted by the No Child Left Behind Act would be replaced by a measure of student progress towards readiness for college or career. Concerns expressed include differences in required skill sets for various careers, the general definition and assessment of college- and career-readiness, and how such rules would be applied to special needs students.
ACCESSION #
48242700

 

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