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What Is the No Child Left Behind Act?

The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 is a revision of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which was enacted in 1965 to provide guidance and federal funds to K-12 schools. The NCLB created controversy between the federal government and education groups such as the National Education Association (NEA), which alleged that the act focused too much on punishment and privatization in schools.

What Are the Goals of NCLB?

The No Child Left Behind Act has many goals, including:

Should I Be Concerned about NCLB?

The goals of the No Child Left Behind Act are high standards and high expectations for every child. Many believe that NCLB is a step in the right direction. However, the NEA believes that the act focuses too much on:

Do I Need a Lawyer to Help Me Handle These Issues?

A government lawyer will be able to explain to you the impact that the No Child Left Behind Act has on your local school and your child's education. Also, a lawyer will be able to help address any issues that you or your child may have in relation to the act.

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Last Modified: 02-24-2015 04:14 PM PST

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