No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
- A US law that reinvented the education system by requiring every state to institute high educational standards, regularly assess students' progress, and maintain a staff of highly skilled teachers, using a system of rewards and sanctions to attain its objectives
- Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, all schools are required to meet certain academic standards.
- To ensure teacher effectiveness, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 stipulates that all teachers must be highly qualified.
- The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 employs a system of rewards and punishments to drive improvement in educational outcomes.