No Child Left Behind & Special Education Video


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The term 'special education' refers to individualized education for students with any of the following types of special needs, EXCEPT:

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1. Special education in the United States is governed by what piece of legislation?

2. The No Child Left Behind Act required all states to judge student progress using what method?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet offered provide the ability to assess and review what special education is and how the No Child Left Behind Act affected this type of learning. You'll revisit your understanding of the pro and con arguments of this act as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet focuses on reviewing your understanding of:

  • What types of disabilities are considered special education
  • Who governs special education in the US
  • How the No Child Left Behind Act changed special education
  • The pro and con arguments around No Child Left Behind

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - ensure you understand what the No Child Left Behind Act is and what it did for special education
  • Knowledge recall - revisit your knowledge of special education to remember the different types of disabilities included in this category
  • Distinguishing differences - check your ability to determine the main differences in the arguments for and against the No Child Left Behind Act

Additional Learning

If you need a deeper dive of these topics, see the accompanying lesson, No Child Left Behind & Special Education. This lesson offers a more-detailed review of:

  • The history of the No Child Left Behind Act in the US
  • How we define special education
  • What the No Child Left Behind Act focuses on for measurement of teaching standards
  • How the act is meant to create accountability in schools