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.

Meet the Researchers>

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.

Learn More About the Data>

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.

Access the Data>

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.

Explore our Research>
 

Contact Us

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).

The Curl Ideas to wrap your mind around

10 Ways to Create a Culture of Open Communication

Creating a culture of open communication can be one of the best ways to inspire excellent performance, improve employee morale, and foster a warmer corporate culture, says Alexander Tuff ’03.

Read More >

Columbia Business School Welcomes Six New Board Members

In May, Columbia Business School welcomed six new members to its esteemed Board of Overseers.

Read More >

Columbia Startup Lab Revs Its Engines for Year Two

It’s been exactly one year since the Columbia Startup Lab opened its doors at 175 Varick Street as a shared workspace for budding Columbia entrepreneurs. With a proven track record and a full roster for the coming year, you might say the lab is a startup success story itself.

Read More >

AMERICAN TORTURE SUPPORTERS ARE OFTEN BIASED

New research from Columbia Business School reveals the selective beliefs behind torture support

Read More >

Europe’s Last Act?

The euro was supposed to strengthen Europe. But it has had the opposite effect.

Read More >

Greece, Argentina, and the Middle-Income Trap

Aside from an established tradition of bad macroeconomics, what do Greece and Argentina have in common? They are the world’s longest-held captives of the middle-income trap.

Read More >

How Learning Creates Growth

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald explain how the key to economic innovation and prosperity lies within each of us — and within entire societies. The two were awarded the Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing

Read More >

The Flaws in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

It's not a partnership of equals, and it's not a free-trade agreement.

Read More >

The United States and China: An Unsustainable Codependency

A preeminent economist says both of the world's largest economies need to rebalance. Or else...

Read More >