A Nation at Risk or a Nation in Progress? Naming the Way Forward Through Research in Teacher Education

  title={A Nation at Risk or a Nation in Progress? Naming the Way Forward Through Research in Teacher Education},
  author={Robert E. Floden and Gail Richmond and Maria del Carmen Salazar},
  journal={Journal of Teacher Education},
  pages={169 - 171}
Recent results of national and international assessments of student achievement often trigger media and policy comments to the effect that efforts to improve education in the United States are “disappointing” (e.g., Goldstein, 2019). The disappointment comes in part from high, probably unrealistic, claims about how fast change happens. As a case in point, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) called for all students to be proficient within a dozen years, an aspiration that researchers have called… 

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