Then – 2002
NCLB expired in 2007, but remains in effect until Congress reauthorizes or replaces it. Recognizing that 100% proficiency was unlikely by 2014, the Department of Education provided 41 states with waivers of NCLB’s more onerous provisions.
While not ideal, Duncan asserts that the waivers are working.
With Republicans now in control of Congress, will ESEA finally be reauthorized? If it is, major revisions are likely, including expanded school choice and revised testing provisions.