The No Child Left Behind Act

At a panel discussion on education policy, Mr. Hess and Mr. Petrilli talked about their book No Child Left Behind Primer,… read more

At a panel discussion on education policy, Mr. Hess and Mr. Petrilli talked about their book No Child Left Behind Primer, published by Peter Lang in February 2006, and what the future of the No Child Left Behind Act. In this citizen’s guide to a complex law they trace the origins of the act, explain how it’s many provisions work, and identify the effects of-and challenges to-its implementation. The panel also focused on reauthorization of the act scheduled for 2007, its implementation and effectiveness to date, and various means of improving the legislation. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. Mr. Hess moderated the panel. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The No Child Left Behind Act

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Program ID:
192042-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 13, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 17, 2006

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  • Apr 13, 2006 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 13, 2006 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 14, 2006 | 12:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 14, 2006 | 7:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 17, 2006 | 11:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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