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The Progress of Education Reform: The shaping of education policy over time - This issue of The Progress of Education Reform from Education Commission of the States provides an overview of major events in education policy history – events that shaped both today’s individual opinions and current federal jurisdiction. (Christopher T. Cross, ECS, May 2015)...

Reinventing the Federal Role in Education: Supporting the Goal of College and Career Readiness for All Students - This brief makes several recommendations for how policymakers can improve upon NCLB as they begin the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Included on the list: 1) Establishing college and career readiness as the common goal for all students; and 2) Meaningful accountability for high school outcomes designed around common indicators of college and career readiness and high school graduation. (Alliance for Excellent Education, July 2009)...

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 - This link contains the full language of the No Child Left Behind Act. (U.S. Department of Education, January 2002)...

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