(noun) Federal legislation enacted by United States in 2001 that provided additional funding for students with low socioeconomic status and expanded the use of standardized testing.
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- Word origin of “no” and “child” and “left” and “behind” and “act” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Coleman, James S. 1966. Equality of Educational Opportunity. Washington, DC: U.S. Government.
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How to Cite the Definition of No Child Left Behind Act
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “No Child Left Behind Act.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 26, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/no-child-left-behind-act/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
No Child Left Behind Act. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/no-child-left-behind-act/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “No Child Left Behind Act.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 26, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/no-child-left-behind-act/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“No Child Left Behind Act.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 26 Mar. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/no-child-left-behind-act/>.