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Scientifically Based Education Research and Federal Funding Agencies : The Case of the No Child Left Behind Legislation - Jerry Carlson

Scientifically Based Education Research and Federal Funding Agencies

The Case of the No Child Left Behind Legislation

By: Jerry Carlson (Editor), Joel Levin (Editor)

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With the publication of this book, the scholarly journal Issues in Education: Contributions from Educational Psychology is moving to a book series publication format. Carlson (University of California-Riverside) and Levin (University of Arizona) present material on aspects of the No Child Left Behind legislation, with discussions on areas such as f

Foreword
The no child left behind act and scientific research : a view from Washington, DCp. 1
A matter of proof : why achievement [actual symbol not reproducible] learningp. 27
Federal intrusion in research and teaching and the medical model mythp. 37
Educational research and NCLB : a view from the pastp. 49
The education acts : political practice meets practical problems, scientific processes, process control, and Parkinson's lawp. 57
Why converging scientific evidence must guide educational policies and practicesp. 77
Response to Reyna's The no child left behind act and scientific research : a view from Washington, DCp. 89
The No child left behind act : what if it worked?p. 97
Educational science : more than research designp. 103
What role should the government play in a science of education?p. 113
Scientific research in programmaticp. 121
Prudent inquiry : conceptual complexity versus practical simplicity in knowing what worksp. 129
Federal policy and scientific researchp. 135
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ISBN: 9781593111878
ISBN-10: 1593111878
Series: Psychological Perspectives on Contemporary Educational Issues
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st January 2005
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.23