Every Student Succeeds Act

President Obama Replaces Bush Bill

President Obama signed the "Every Student Succeeds Act" on Dec. 10.
| Photo by Cheriss May, Howard University News Service

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed into law Dec. 10 the bill titled Every Student Succeds Act. The bipartisan legislati;on replaces the legislation synonmymous with  his immediate predecessor, President George W.Bush, called “No Child Left Behind ” Every Student Succeeds Act shifts control from the federal government back to the states in evaluating their schools.

“Now the hard work begins," Obama said at the signi;ng.  "Laws are only as good as the implementation.”