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The persons whose photographs are depicted in the slides are professional models. They have no relation to the issues discussed. Any characters they are portraying are fictional. This presentation kit gives only basic facts about the No Child Left Behind Act. For greater details about the No Child Left Behind Act and what it means for you and your child’s school, contact your state’s department of education A
What the NCLB Act means for children yearly standards-based testing (grades 3-8) focus on certain subjects research-based teaching safer schools
What the NCLB Act means for parents seeing school report cards knowing teacher qualifications getting help with school choice
Who is accountable? states schools teachers students parents
What are teacher qualifications? full certification college degree passed state tests competency in subjects taught
Improving teacher quality... The NCLB Act has a plan.
What is Early Reading First?
What is Reading First?
Improving literacy through school libraries
What about Limited English Proficient (LEP) students?
Focusing on math and science achievement partnerships with professionals recruiting experienced teachers professional development for teachers developing new courses promoting careers
Getting up-to-date in technology
Community Learning Centers provide services to students and their families.
What academic testing will my child have? math and reading (language arts) science
Parents have the right to see test results —to see how their child’s school did as a whole.
Test results help measure the school’s Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).
What if a school needs improvement?
What is a low-performing school? 2 years: supplemental services 3 years: supplemental services and other actions 4 years: restructure
What are supplemental services?
Your right to school choice
What is a charter school?
What is a magnet school?
You may choose to transfer your child —because the school is taking corrective action.
School safety statistics are reported on each school.
The Parent Involvement Policy Parents and teachers create it together!