No Child Left Behind Act : This landmark legislation signed into law in January 2001 redefines the federal role in education and is designed to close the achievement gap between disadvantaged and minority students and their peers. Its basic principles include greater accountability for schools, more tests to determine student progress, expanded options for parents whose children are not making progress, and an emphasis on proven teaching methods. The law requires all 50 states to set high standards for achievement in reading and math and directs that every child in grades 3 through 8 be tested to ensure they are making progress.
No Child Left Behind - The Bush administration's education policies made into law with the re-authorization of the ESEA legislation in January, 2002.
hild eft ehind: The NCLB was signed into law in January 2002. It amended Titles I and III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). NCLB redefines the federal role in K-12 education and is intended to close the achievement gap between disadvantaged and minority students and their peers.