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A Bad Road Paved with Good Intentions: The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Poor and Minority Students
This paper considers NCLB’s [No Child Left Behind] impact on the racial and income achievement gaps the law sought to narrow. It will also explain how, in some ways, NCLB may have actually worked to harm the struggling ...
A Spectacular Minority: Charter Schools that Respond to the Problem of Poverty in Public Education
There are two important questions to keep in mind throughout this paper. The first of these is how "success" ought to be defined. Is it college entrance and graduation? Is it a certain type or level of occupation; that is, ...