Welcome to the Barnard Columbia NCLB Data Website!

These data files were collected for a research study on how No Child Left Behind accountability pressure affects student performance on low-stakes tests, teachers’ perceptions of their job security, and school resource allocation.

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Student Subgroup and School-Level Data

We have collected student subgroup- and school-level data that State Education Agencies use to determine whether schools met Adequate Yearly Progress in the 2002-03 and 2003-04 school years.

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Detailed Data Related to No Child Left Behind

Files found here provide detailed data at the school level related to No Child Left Behind in the years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004. These data are public information and are free for use by any interested party.

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Examining the Impact of No Child Left Behind

Read papers using our 2002-03 and 2003-04 NCLB data to examine the impact of incentives under No Child Left Behind.

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Randall Reback, Barnard College
Jonah Rockoff, Columbia Business School
Heather Schwarz, RAND Corporation
Elizabeth Davidson, Teachers College

Funding

This work was funded by grants from the Spencer Foundation (200900082) and the Institute for Education Sciences (R305A090032).

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