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.
 

About W. James Popham

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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.
 
Published August 2, 2004 by Routledge. 166 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Popham, a nationally recognized expert on educational testing, reveals what he says are the potentially devastating effects that theNo Child Left Behind act may have on America's public schools. I

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