Date of Award
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in History and University Honors
United States. Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Educational change, Federal aid to education, Education and state
A comparison of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 and the Improving America’s Schools Act (IASA) of 1994 within the time period they were written in, and contextualizing them historically to discuss their failures and successes. This thesis will examine how they were shaped on a national level by politicians and political activists to create a more equitable system so that funding was beneficial to all students. Education policy formed itself to funding and student achievement as achievement was what determined funding.
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LaTocha, Kaylee, "The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and its Reauthorization as the Improving America's Schools Act (IASA) with its Impact on Funding, Education Policy, and Supporting the Change for Improvement of Student Achievement" (2021). University Honors Theses. Paper 1032.