8th Annual WML Academic Symposium

Time: 2:30
Room: 303
Presenter(s): Mary Gatti
Title: The Effectiveness of No Child Left Behind on National Test Scores
Developed under the guidance of Dr. David Thornton , Political Science

The No Child Left Behind Act will be analyzed for its effectiveness during the years of 2003-2015 while it was active, including its effects on the variables of gender and race. In order to understand the magnitude of NCLB, its predecessor, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, will be analyzed separately and together with NCLB data. Additional related topics of the Every Student Succeeds Act and international performance will be discussed as well.