The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 developed out of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as well as the recommendations made by the National Commission on Education Excellence during the 1980s. Today, it forms the basis for current United States educational policy. Through its focus on standards, accountability, and parental options, it seeks to provide a quality education for all students and to close the achievement gap between low-income and minority students and... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 9p.