US Educational Terms Glossary (Garland Green)

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National Assessment of Educational Progress


National Association for the Education of Young Children


National Association for State Boards of Education


New American Schools Development Corporation

National Blue Ribbon Award

This award honors public and private K–12 schools that are academically superior or that demonstrate dramatic gains in student achievement.


National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information


National Center on Adult Literacy


National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education


National Center for Educational Statistics

NCLB (No Child Left Behind)

Signed into law by President Bush in 2002, No Child Left Behind sets performance guidelines for all schools and also stipulates what must be included in accountability reports to parents. It mandates annual student testing, includes guidelines for underperforming schools, and requires states to train all teachers and assistants to be "highly qualified".

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