America's "Failing" Schools
How Parents and Teachers Can Cope with No Child Left Behind
By (author) W. James Popham
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America's Failing Schools by W. James Popham
Book DescriptionIn 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415951289
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
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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