An Overview of The No Child
Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001
After an unprecedented three-year period of debate and consideration, Congress has reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Signed into law by President Bush in January 2002, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 will bring many significant changes to schools nationwide, including the annual testing of students in Grades 3-8 in reading and mathematics.
This Web site provides information on the NCLB for states and educators seeking to understand the implications of the legislation. The information includes highlights from Title I and Title II; an implementation timeline for states, local agencies, and schools; a chart depicting state readiness for implementing NCLB; and additional resources.
NCLB: Taking Research to Implementation
October 25, 2020 Oak Brook, IL