H.R. 1 (107th): No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1 (107th) in the House.

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) was a U.S. Act of Congress which reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; it included Title I provisions applying to disadvantaged students. It supported standards-based education reform based on the premise that setting high standards and establishing measurable goals could improve individual outcomes in education. The Act required states to develop assessments in basic skills. To receive federal school funding, states had to give these assessments to all students at select grade levels.

The Act did not assert a national achievement standard. Each individual state developed its own standards. NCLB expanded the federal role in public education through further emphasis on annual testing, annual academic progress, report cards, and teacher qualifications, as well as significant changes in funding.

The bill passed in the Congress with bipartisan support.

By 2015, criticism from right, left, and center had accumulated so far that a bipartisan Congress stripped away all the national features of No Child Left Behind. Its replacement Every Student Succeeds Act turned the remnants over to the states.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Congress
107th Congress
Date
Dec 13, 2001
Chamber
House
Number
#497
Question:
On the Conference Report in the House
Result:
Passed

Key: R Aye D Aye R No D No
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Aye 381
 
 
 
88%
182 198 1
  No 41
 
 
 
9%
33 6 2
Not Voting 12
 
 
 
3%
5 7 0
Required: Simple Majority source: house.gov

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Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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