Two Steps Forward? 2002, a Year Full of Promise in Education Reform. (from the Editors)
Although September 11 briefly arrested the nation's work on domestic issues, 2002 is still shaping up as a significant year for education reformers.
When President Bush affixed his signature to the No Child Left Behind Act on January 8, 2002, he arguably brought to life the most important piece of federal education legislation since 1965. For the first time, Washington would now require all states, in exchange for federal dollars, to demonstrate measurable progress in student learning. As Siobhan Gorman shows, in a domestic version of "Nixon goes to Beijing," it was a Republican administration that decisively expanded the federal role. Congress and the president have …
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Publication information: Article title: Two Steps Forward? 2002, a Year Full of Promise in Education Reform. (from the Editors). Contributors: Not available. Journal title: Education Next. Volume: 2. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2002. Page number: 5. © 2009 Hoover Institution Press. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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