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By Robert G. Croninger, Marilyn H. Chambliss, Daria Buese

''This very important new e-book is a must-read for a person who cares concerning the caliber of educating provided to youngsters, specially those who find themselves so much vulnerable.'' --Christine Sleeter, Professor Emerita, California country collage Monterey Bay

''Provides insights into the habit and perform of educators negotiating coverage, young children, group. tuition leaders, researchers, mom and dad, and policymakers will take advantage of interpreting this volume.'' --William F. Tate IV, Washington college in St. Louis

''Offers certain money owed of the emphasis on standardized trying out, deprofessionalization of academics, and unfavorable effects for unrealistic expectancies -- a narrative that has emerged within the public press during the last few years, yet this paintings brings the tale all the way down to the school room level.'' --Robert Calfee, Stanford university of schooling

''This is a well-documented and persuasive account of the undue destructive influence of performance-based reform as embodied within the federal, No baby Left at the back of schooling law….a well timed, must-read for each policymaker, administrator, instructor, and advocate.'' --Angela Valenzuela, college of Texas at Austin, writer of Subtractive education and Leaving kids Behind

''I do not regularly be aware of [students] by means of face; i do know them via data,'' an hassle-free curriculum expert explains ruefully during this vast exam of ways No baby Left at the back of affects colleges and shapes instructing perform. shooting the adjustments lecturers are experiencing, particularly within the components of arithmetic and interpreting, the authors evaluate and distinction 3 colleges with various scholar populations in line with college norms and buildings, expert roles and obligations, curriculum, employees improvement, and instructing and studying. together with wealthy observational info and private bills from educators, this within examine college reform analyzes the consequences of regulations from a number of degrees, interpreting relationships between projects on the federal, country, district, and native college degrees, makes a speciality of the impression that high-stakes trying out guidelines have on studying and arithmetic guide in 4th and fifth grades, and gives instructor and valuable views on elements that effect how practitioners make experience of, mediate, and build tuition coverage.

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