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Answer the following about the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001:

1. What is the purpose of this federal legislation?
2. What group of students is targeted?
3. The law specifies that states must annually verify that students in schools receiving NLCB funds have made AYP. What does this mean?

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1. The purpose of the federal legislation of NCLB is to eliminate the achievement gap that currently exists between students of all academic levels. What this means is that the act tries to enforce legislation that will help all students, regardless of income, ethnicity, academic level achieve and ...

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Please completed in two stages.

First, using the website posted , read the main points of the No Child Left Behind Act. Write a one-page summary of the NCLB act; make sure you include an explanation of how you think the law applies to child development specialists who work with children in school settings.

The second part respond to the questions posted below that relate to the scenario. Use your understanding of NCLB to help the student in the scenario.

Scenario: Perry

You have been working with Perry and his family for the past two years. During this time, Perry has been attending a private preschool that specializes in working with children who have exceptional needs. In fact, Perry, has multiple needs as he is physically handicapped and in a wheel chair. Further, he suffers from both ADHD and ODD. His parents have been pleased with his progress but are nervous about his moving from the private school to the public school in his neighborhood. Perry will be entering kindergarten in the fall and his parents have asked you to attend a meeting with them, the kindergarten teacher, the school psychologist, and the school counselor. They are worried that he will not receive the attention that he had in his preschool.

According to the No Child Left Behind act, what must the school provide for him? Use support from the act in your response.
What strategies will you suggest that the classroom teacher use in class to help Perry to feel welcome and to learn?
What should the parents do to ensure that Perry is receiving the services that are listed in his Individual Education Plan (IEP)?

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