Definition of No Child Left Behind Act
(noun) Federal legislation enacted by United States in 2001 that provided additional funding for students with low socioeconomic status and expanded the use of standardized testing.
No Child Left Behind Act Pronunciation
Syllabification: no child left be·hind act
- American English – /nOH chIE-uhld lEft bi-hIEnd Akt/
- British English – /nOH chIEld lEft bi-hIEnd Akt/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /noʊ ʧaɪld lɛft bɪˈhaɪnd ækt/
- British English – /nəʊ ʧaɪld lɛft bɪˈhaɪnd ækt/
- Word origin of “no” and “child” and “left” and “behind” and “act” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Coleman, James S. 1966. Equality of Educational Opportunity. Washington, DC: US Government.
- anticipatory socialization
- formal education
- grade inflation
- hidden curriculum
- informal education
- youth culture
Cite the Definition of No Child Left Behind Act
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “No Child Left Behind Act.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 5, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/no-child-left-behind-act/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
No Child Left Behind Act. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/no-child-left-behind-act/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “No Child Left Behind Act.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 5, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/no-child-left-behind-act/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“No Child Left Behind Act.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 5 Jun. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/no-child-left-behind-act/>.