America's Failing Schools by W. James Popham
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America's "Failing" Schools
By W. James Popham

America's "Failing" Schools

How Parents and Teachers Can Cope with No Child Left Behind

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America's Failing Schools by W. James Popham

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In America's "Failing" Schools, W. James Popham provides parents and teachers explanations of No Child Left Behind as a whole, walking them through the implications for standardized testing in particular, in language that is uncomplicated and straightforward. Popham offers definitions of the law and its key terms, explanations of what it really means when a school is labeled "failing," and concrete suggestions for what can be done in response.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415951289
ISBN-10: 0415951283
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - W. James Popham

W. James Popham is a nationally recognized expert on educational testing. For 30 years he taught courses at UCLA in instructional methods for prospective teachers, and courses in evaluation and measurement. He has written 20 books and more than 250 articles, reports, and papers on the subject.

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