Updates on Presidential Initiatives
Updates on "No Child Left Behind"
No Child Left Behind Web site
On April 8, U.S. Department of Education's Secretary Paige announced a new
No Child Left Behind Web site for parents and citizens.
President Signs Landmark Education Bill
On January 8, 2002, President Bush signed into law the "No Child Left
Behind Act" - the most sweeping reform of federal education policy
in a generation. The legislation, which closely follows the President's
agenda to improve America's public schools, passed Congress with overwhelming
bipartisan majorities. read
President Bush's "No Child Left Behind"
President George W. Bush has made strengthening our schools his highest priority
by introducing his bold plan, "No Child Left Behind."
This plan would require that states
set clear academic standards and develop annual assessments to measure the
progress of schools and their students. With this plan, President Bush seeks
to ensure that all Americans—parents, educators, and community leaders—work
together to make sure that no child is left behind in a failing school.
New US Department of Education Publications
As part of US Department of Education's Secretary Paige's "Back to School, Moving
Forward" tour, three new publications are available describing how educators,
community and business leaders can help make President Bush's education goals
a reality in local schools:
Updates on "Good Start,
Grow Smart "
The President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
- President Bush established the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental
Health on April 29, 2002 to ensure to ensure effective mental health treatment
is received by those in need. The Commission will identify the needs of patients,
the barriers to care, and investigate community-based care models that have
success in coordinating and providing mental health services. The Commission
will have one year to recommend immediate improvements that can be implemented
by all aspects of the public and private mental health system to improve coordination
and quality of services with existing resources. Read press
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