Fund and Improve No Child Left Behind

Promise Honored President Obama is keeping the following promise:

"Obama will fund No Child Left Behind and improve its assessments and accountability systems." — Obama's Blueprint for Change

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Updated: February 17, 2009

Stimulus Signed Into Law

In the final version of the economic stimulus package as signed by President Obama, special education projects and K-12 No Child Left Behind received $25.2 billion in federal aid.

Updated: February 11, 2009

Stimulus Includes NCLB Funding

Among other stimulus bill provisions coming out of the Senate and House negotiations, $26 billion is allocated to school districts to help fund special education and No Child Left Behind for K-12 students.

Updated: January 15, 2009

Few Details On NCLB From Obama

Obama hasn't said much, and Arne Duncan has only vaguely alluded to the administration's plans for No Child Left Behind. At his Senate confirmation hearing, Duncan praised a provision that breaks down test scores to identify achievement gaps between minority and white students. But he also said that the law too harshly penalized schools where even just a few students were testing poorly.

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