Elementary & Secondary act of 1964
No child left behind
Elementary and secondary act of 1964
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was passed as a part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty" and has been the most far reaching federal legislation affecting education ever passed by Congress. The act is an extensive statute that funds primary and secondary education, while explicitly forbidding the establishment of a national curriculum It also emphasizes equal access to education and establishes high standards and accountability.