The No Child Left Behind Act in the Global Architecture of Educational Accountability

  title={The No Child Left Behind Act in the Global Architecture of Educational Accountability},
  author={Christian Ydesen and Sherman Dorn},
  journal={History of Education Quarterly},
  pages={268 - 290}
Abstract Although chiefly framed in the context of domestic education policy, debates about the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) echoed international education policy debates and the workings of global education governance. As this article demonstrates, both domestic and international efforts were shaped by three key features: tension between centralized goals and historically localized practices and authorities; links between education policy goals and a set of rhetorical arguments centered on… 



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