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

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

It was not the final Senate vote on the bill. See the history of H.R. 1 (107th) for further details.

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
Jun 14, 2001
Chamber
Senate
Number
#192
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the Senate
Result:
Bill Passed

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 91
 
 
 
91%
47 43 1
  Nay 8
 
 
 
8%
2 6 0
Not Voting 1
 
 
 
1%
1 0 0
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