Don't Gamble ESEA On Teacher Performance

Urwitz, Jay P.
August 2010
Education Week;8/11/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 37, p32
The author comments on the reauthorization of the U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The comments made by U.S. president Barack Obama on how the reauthorized bill will promote effective teaching and educational leadership, particularly whether or not people know what effective teaching is. The U.S. No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is discussed as is the lack of evidence that teachers can impact academic achievement.


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