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The following results on topic emphases for each individual discipline provide clearer insight into these and other apparent disciplinary priorities or non-priorities.
Because NCLB mandates testing in major subject areas for students and using test results to determine if groups of students, teachers, and schools perform at proficient levels, schools have placed major emphases on testing, preparing for the tests, and aligning curricula, programs, course offerings, and support services with the tests.
Their didactic, socially utilitarian emphases never slighted the imagination and "poesy," with its various communicative devices.