A new national study finds that the No Child Left Behind Act has had a significant impact on teaching.
According to the study, schools have more closely aligned instruction with state standards and assessments, and teachers are making greater use of test data to address students’ needs. Some schools are also becomings “more prescriptive about what and how teachers are supposed to teach.”
What’s your view? How has NCLB affected your work? Have the changes been beneficial or negative? Or both.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.