Finding the Capacity to Build Pre-Collegiate Schooling Capacity
Teachers College Record, Date Published: July 11, 2016
5 Pages Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Date Written: July 11, 2016
U.S. federal government efforts over the last 50 years to strengthen elementary and secondary education have focused on instructional deficits and instructional gaps of disadvantaged students rather than on creating the capacity to improve the pre‐collegiate schooling enterprise. The commentary finds that it is now feasible to operationally realize the intent of Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) 1965, No Child Left Behind (NCLB), and Race to the Top (RttT) with transparent results and without additional taxpayer cost.
Keywords: educational research, educational policy, ESEA, NCLB, Race to the Top
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