No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

In 2001, Congress reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act under a new name: No Child Left Behind (NCLB). NCLB established a number of new requirements for public schools, including changes to annual testing, teacher qualifications, and the allocation of federal funds. Today, RAND research continues to explore the impact of this legislation, inform public debate, and provide clear recommendations for the future.

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