No Child Left Behind (NCLB) defines a state’s accountability system in terms of adequate yearly progress (AYP). This is a way to measure the improvement in achieving district standards and benchmarks for all students and designated subgroups each year.
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The Iowa Youth Survey reports
are designed to help state and county level planners, community agencies, and school personnel identify youth development needs, implement relevant, targeted interventions, and assess outcomes.
It also helps to assess the strengths and challenges of schools, families, and communities from the young person’s perspective. The Iowa Youth Survey has proven to be a valuable resource in youth needs assessment, program development, implementation, and outcome evaluation.
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