No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 was a major piece of education
reform designed to improve student achievement and change the culture of
America's schools. This law represented a sweeping overhaul of federal
efforts to support elementary and secondary education in the United
The act embodies four key principles:
- Stronger accountability for results.
- Greater state and local control and flexibility.
- More choices for parents.
- An emphasis on teaching methods that have been demonstrated to work based on scientific research.
act also increased the emphasis on reading and math, especially for
young children. The NCLB act affects virtually every program authorized
under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that was
originally enacted in 1965.
See the attached document for an expanded overview of NCLB.
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