No Child Left Behind has now been replaced with the Every Student Succeeds Act. Here are some resources to get you up to speed.
This is another review of the act, looking at it's positive effects on afterschool and summer learning programs for K through 12th grade students, including STEM afterschool programs. learn more
Here's a link to the full text of the bill, including all 131 sections. While not light reading (but great for an April Fools joke on your class), it can be useful to show how complex the work of Congress and the government has become and why it's so hard to "just get things done".… learn more
This Brookings Institution post looks at the Every Student Succeeds Act and how it requires that states and districts use evidence-based interventions to support school improvement. But educators have noted that this kind of research is not as useful as it could be because it is conducted in settings that may differ from theirs. Another… learn more