Fifty Ways to Leave a Child Behind: Idiosyncrasies and Discrepancies in States' Implementation of NCLB
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NBER Working Paper No. 18988
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This research project was made possible by funding from the Institute for Education Sciences and the Spencer Foundation, as well as seed grants from the Columbia University Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy and Barnard College, and support from the Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate at Columbia Business School. The authors are solely responsible for any opinions or errors in the paper. We thank participants in the APPAM/INVALSI/UMD 2012 conference in Rome, Italy, "Improving Education through Accountability and Evaluation," for their helpful comments. We also thank participants in the 2013 conference of the Association for Education Finance and Policy. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.