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Elementary and Secondary Education Act

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History of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

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The Evolution of the ESEA

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The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

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Educators Tell Congress: Fix the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

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Reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was passed as a part of United States President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty" and has been the most far-reaching federal legislation affecting education ever passed by the United States Congress. The act was an extensive statute that funded primary and secondary education. It also emphasizes equal access to education and establishes high standards and accountability.
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