The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 - The No Child Left...

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The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 George Bush announced the No Child Left Behind policy 3 days after taking office o Emphasized concern thtat too many of our neediest children are being left behind o The bill passed one year later o The bill reauthorizes the ESEA (elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1865) includes increased accountability for states, school distrcits, schools, greater choice for parents, stronger emphasis on reading Increased Accountability o Strengthen title 1 by requiring states to implement statewide accountability systems o Tougher standards in math and reading o Schools that meet or exceed objectives will be eligible for achievement awards More choices for Parents and students o Increases choices for parents of students attending schools that fail to meet state standards o For students attending persistently failing schools, they must be permitted to obtain funds to get additional supplemental educational services from the public or private sector
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