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Every Student Succeeds replaces No Child Left Behind in a bipartisan success story

Ruth Tarrant

14th December 2015

For a Republican President nominally opposed to "Big Government", George W. Bush managed to radically increase the reach of the Federal Government in a number of areas, including his No Child Left Behind Act, which increased the influence of the federal government on education in the US. Technically, the 10th Amendment to the US Constitution reserves all powers not explicitly granted to federal government in Articles 1 to 3 of the Constitution to the states - one of these so-called reserved powers is to provide education.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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