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No Child Left Behind vs. Race to the Top

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In what year was the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) passed into law?

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1. In what year was the Race to the Top Program (RTTT) authorized by Congress?

2. Both the No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top Programs promote what kind of performance measure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet can test your level of understanding about the difference between No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top. If you want to pass the quiz, you should know the year NCLB was passed and the year RTTT was authorized by Congress.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to evaluate your comprehension of the following:

  • The year RTTT was authorized by Congress
  • President who signed off on RTTT
  • The year NCLB was passed
  • The president who passed NCLB
  • Schools that are privately-run and funded by the government
  • Type of performance measure used by NCLB and RTTT

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the president who signed off on RTTT
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding schools that are privately-run and funded by the government

Additional Learning

Discover additional information about this topic by taking a look at the lesson called, No Child Left Behind vs. Race to the Top. This lesson was designed to cover the following objectives:

  • Learn how the government affects the educational system through different laws
  • Discuss what the term adequate yearly progress means with regards to NCLB
  • Recall information about NCLB such as how it affected teachers
  • Explore the amount of funding that was given under RTTT
  • Distinguish between NCLB and RTTT, including their criticisms
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