Welcome to the Barnard Columbia NCLB Data Website!


These data were collected for a research study on how NCLB accountability pressure affects student performance on low-stakes tests, teachers’ perceptions of their job security, and school resource allocation. Please find a link to this paper on the “Our Research” page.


Files found on the “Files & Documentation” page provide detailed data at the school level related to No Child Left Behind in the years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004.


These data are public information and are free for use by any interested party. The suggested citation for these data is as follows:


  Reback, Randall, Jonah E. Rockoff, Heather S. Schwartz, and Elizabeth

Davidson (2011), "Barnard/Columbia No Child Left Behind Database, 2002-2003 and 2003-2004," http://www.gsb.columbia.edu/nclb


This work was funded by grants from the Spencer Foundation (200900082) and the Institute for Education Sciences (R305A090032).