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No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

Improving Teacher Quality State Grant Program

The "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001" (NCLB) amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). This Act, signed into law on January 8, 2002, places significant emphasis on assisting schools and school districts in increasing the academic achievement of all students by improving teacher and principal quality and ensuring that all teachers are highly qualified.