Topic: No Child Left Behind Act

Policy Report: Minority Student Performance Continues to Lag Despite Achievement Gains

Oct. 16, 2012

African American and Latino students made achievement gains after test-based accountability was implemented in Texas during the 1990s, yet overall student performance continues to lag, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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School Ratings Rise As Graduation Rates Fall, University of Texas at Austin, Rice Study Shows

Feb. 18, 2008

A new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Rice University reveals that Texas' public school accountability system, the model for the national No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), directly contributes to lower graduation rates, a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Rice University shows.

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