Statistics North CarolinaUnited States Number of Schools 2,34898,905 Schools Making AYP 1,030 (44.8%)64,546 (70%) Schools in Need of Improvement 44910,676 Schools in Restructuring 492,302 Total North Carolina NCLB Funding (2007): $497,179,879; a 75% increase over 2001 levels info from www.ed.gov/nclb What is Disaggregated Data?
More Statistics Reading Ages 9, 13, 17; Gender; Racial/ethnic Math Ages 9, 13, 17; Gender; Racial/ethnic not mentioned Other subjects? (Summarize Stats)
Proposed Changes Support Teachers Increase Funding for Early Childhood Educ. Close Low-Performance Charter Schools Increase High School Graduation Rates Increase Access to College Increase Expanded Learning Opportunities Reform NCLB Act’s Focus on Testing
Resources for You: Toolkit for teachers http://www.ed.gov/teachers/nclbguide/index2.html http://www.ed.gov/teachers/nclbguide/index2.html NCLB Teacher Requirements Guide http://www.cde.ca.gov/nclb/sr/tq/documents/nclbresou rceguide.pdf http://www.cde.ca.gov/nclb/sr/tq/documents/nclbresou rceguide.pdf Teacher Quality www.teacherquality.uswww.teacherquality.us Essex, Nathan L. (2006). What Every Teacher Should Know About No Child Left Behind. New York, NY: Pearson.
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