Question # 00001637 Posted By: Updated on: 09/26/2013 03:05 PM Due on: 09/27/2013
Assignment InstructionsPlease analyze the article below in terms of this week's unit. Make sure you draw connections to the text and support your argument using examples. The article can be found in the "Resources" section in the "articles" folder. Please critically review the following article, paying close attention to its relationship to this week's objectives and the other readings.
Wong, K. (2008). Federalism revised: The promise and challenge of the No Child Left Behind Act. Public Administration Review: Special Issue on The Winter Commission Report Revisited, 68, S175-S185. doi:1594819381; retrieved from ABI/INFORM Global
PLEASE NOTE: This article is from 2008 and there have been a lot of changes to NCLB. Please use other sources to analyze these changes in terms of federalism, paying special attention to the administrative issues.
Post your paper as an attached Word file. Itshould be 1-2 single-space pages in length, not including quotations, lists, or the reference list.Parenthetic citations and the reference list will be in APA format. Your name and the week of the assignment should be at the top of the paper and your last name should be at the beginning of the title of the electronic file.
The criteria for evaluating the weekly assignment are:
? Synthesis of Knowledge 15%: Does the paper cohesively link concepts and learning objectives to the current topic?
? Foundation of Knowledge 15%: Does the paper incorporate appropriate source material to develop and substantiate the analysis.
? Application of Knowledge 15%: Does the student effectively communicate concepts and ideas?
? Organization of Ideas/Format 15%: Does the paper follow APA formatting and style guidelines? There is an introduction, logical body, and summary.
? Writing Skill 15%: The paper is grammatically correct and free of spelling errors. The paper is in the active voice.
? Use of Computer Technology/Applications 10%: Does the student demonstrate an ability to adequately employ online tools, word processing software, and use of the Online Library or other technology to complete the assignment?
? Research Skill 15%: Does the student demonstrate an ability to perform independent academic research by incorporating peer review academic articles, books, or other material from government institutions?