Compare And Contrast The Elementary And Secondary Education Act Of 1965

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The first laws passed by the government to support education were the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. This Act was put in place by Lyndon B. Johnson as a part of his War on Poverty campaign. This act provided federal funds to school districts in poor areas to give students a more proper education. These districts needed more funding because property values in poverty ridden areas are lower, and property taxes are generally where school districts receive their funding. Since so much funding was being given to these school districts, the districts and states must show that the funds are being put to good use and needs are being met. Since its enactment, this act has been reauthorized every five years. Since the signing of the
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