THE NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT OF 2001 These reforms express my deep belief in our public schools and their mission to build the mind and character of every child, from every background, in every part of America. President George W. Bush January 2001 Three days after taking office in January 2001 as the 43rd President of the United States,
No Child Left Behind —The Law That Ushered in a New Era The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (No Child Left Behind) is a landmark in education reform designed to improve student achievement and change the culture of America’s schools. President George W. Bush describes this law as the “cornerstone of my administration.”
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sions of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) that impact the K-12 community. Often, however, the act’s implications on early learning and early childhood educators are not fully considered or discussed.1 This policy brief focuses on three NCLB components that hold relevance for early learning: 1. Adequate Yearly Progress 2. Highly Qualified ...
- A New Education Law
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- History of ESEA
- NCLB and Accountability
- What's Next?
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, and represents good news for our nation’s schools. This bipartisan measure reauthorizes the 50-year-old Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s national education law and longstanding commitment to equal opportunity for all students. The ne...
President Obama signs the Every Student Succeeds Act into law on December 10, 2015. ESSA includes provisions that will help to ensure success for students and schools. Below are just a few. The law: 1. Advances equity by upholding critical protections for America's disadvantaged and high-need students. 2. Requires—for the first time—that all studen...
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was signed into law in 1965 by President Lyndon Baines Johnson, who believed that "full educational opportunity" should be "our first national goal." From its inception, ESEA was a civil rights law. ESEA offered new grants to districts serving low-income students, federal grants for textbooks and li...
NCLB put in place measures that exposed achievement gaps among traditionally underserved students and their peers and spurred an important national dialogue on education improvement. This focus on accountability has been critical in ensuring a quality education for all children, yet also revealed challenges in the effective implementation of this g...
Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Department of Education will work with states and districts to begin implementing the new law. Visit this page for updates and sign up for news about ESSA.
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, provides benefits to private school students, teachers and other education personnel, including those in religiously affiliated schools. These services are considered assistance to students and teachers rather than private schools themselves.
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