Revisiting the Impact of NCLB High-Stakes School Accountability, Capacity, and Resources

  title={Revisiting the Impact of NCLB High-Stakes School Accountability, Capacity, and Resources},
  author={Jaekyung Lee and Todd D. Reeves},
  journal={Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis},
  pages={209 - 231}
This study examines the impact of high-stakes school accountability, capacity, and resources under NCLB on reading and math achievement outcomes through comparative interrupted time-series analyses of 1990–2009 NAEP state assessment data. Through hierarchical linear modeling latent variable regression with inverse probability of treatment weighting, the study addresses pre-NCLB differences in state characteristics and trends to account for variations in post-NCLB gains. While the states… 

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