No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)

Obverse of the Great Seal of the United States. (link)
Long Title:

An act to close the achievement gap with accountability, flexibility, and choice, so that no child is left behind.


107th Congress

Signed By:

George W. Bush

January 8, 2002

Related Agencies:

U.S. Department of Education

Repealed By:

Every Student Succeeds Act

December 10, 2015

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No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was a federal law governing public education in the United States which was enacted in 2002. The law was superseded and repealed by the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015.

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