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This title provides perspective on the strategic thinking behind developing measurable standards and effective instruction in our nation's schools. It discusses the challenges unique to working in the field of education at the government level, whether as a state superintendent, regional administrator, board of education director, or educational organization executive. Topics include establishing community involvement in schools; advocating for adequate funding levels; addressing achievement gaps; and creating an accountability system for students, teachers, and schools. This book also discusses how the No Child Left Behind Act and other education legislation have affected the national education system both positively and negatively.