Hess, Frederick M., and Michael J. Petrilli, No Child Left Behind Primer. New York: Peter Lang, 2006.


Sets forth the complexities of the 2001 NCLB Act in understandable language; treats key provisions such as accountability and testing, qualified teachers, and more than 50 other programs and policies included in the law; acknowledges views of its supporters and its critics.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Core Mandates


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