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ESEA 1965 Reauthorization & the
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 What You Should Know About the Elementary & Secondary Education Act 


The Signing of ESEA 1965 

President Lyndon B. Johnson signing 
the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 1965. . .  
To listen to his speech, which took place
in front of the first school he attended,
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The
Elementary and Secondary Education Background Material
 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, background material  and annotated bibliography with related (Johnson)
presidential recommendations, click here .
To read the original text of ESEA 1965, click here...  
For additional information on ESEA 1965, click   here  (ESEA & the Evolving Federal Role) ,   here (African American Voices in Congress)
and here   (ESEA, A Tough Act to Follow) .
Explore, Discover, Learn, Discuss
The
Fixing ESEA
Elementary and Secondary Education Background Material.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, background material with related (Johnson) presidential recommendations, click here to read this document.
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Learning About the Every Student Succeeds Act
Implementing ESSA

Also please  keep in mind:  the 14th Amendment when considering ESSA and its implementation. . .  
No "state" shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction
the equal protection of the laws. . . 

The Every Student Succeeds Act - Public Law 114-95

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Scott, Murray Call on Secretary DeVos to Implement
Every Student Succeeds Act As Congress Intended


Problems, Proposals, Politics & the Passage of ESSA


Education Law & Policy Review  and ESSA




The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Civil Rights

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Civil Rights Groups & An Overview of ESSA

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What about ESSA Federal Oversight in Red States?

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Are State Chiefs & Republicans Against Equity?

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ESSA & Educator Equity 

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President Obama: ESEA & His Record of Progress

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ESSA & Equity

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ESSA Compared to NCLB: What's Changed?

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Can States Create Their Own ESSA Accountability Plans
Without Checks & Balances?

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Reauthorizing ESEA: Making Research Relevant

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​Elizabeth Warren on ESSA

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Resource Equity Provisions
in ESSA

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ESSA Updates: A Look At States
Across the Nation

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Implementing the
Every Student Succeeds Act

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State Plans to Support Equity

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​President Trump  &  U.S. public school systems

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DeVos & the public education system and
its failing schools

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Global Lessons for the
US Public Education System

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