Race to the Top offers clues to ESEA reauthorization

Manthey, George
March 2010
Leadership;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p15
The article presents the author's views on the Race to the Top Program under the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of U.S. and its introduction in California. The author states that there is a greater need for NCLB than the U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. He also comments on the dependency on federal support of the educational system in California. Moreover, the author notes that the said dependency is both a strength and a weakness of California's education.


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