Child's Play? The Bush Administration’s Misuse of Data
Publication Date: August 2003
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Author(s): David Rosnick
Keywords: Standardized tests; School enrollment; School expenditures
Coverage: United States
This paper examines the Department of Education’s misuse of data to bolster public support for No Child Left Behind. It recommends a more complete examination of trends in student test scores and education spending in order to make more informed policy decisions.