The ESEA at 40
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act has seen plenty of changes over the past 40 years. Some highlights:
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, ushering in a major expansion of the federal role in schools. The centerpiece of the new law is the Title I program for disadvantaged students.
SOURCE: Education Week
38 nclb targeted: Connecticut pledges first state legal challenge to the federal education law. HIGH HOPES R.I. Rejects Emphasis on Tests as Graduation Requirement
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