Fifteen. Education Reform

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. Lawrence J. McAndrews

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch15

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

McAndrews, L. J. (2011) Education Reform, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333893

Online ISBN: 9781444347494



  • education reform;
  • Johnson's federal aid to education;
  • Johnson's signing, of the ESEA;
  • implementation of the ESEA;
  • ESEA's poverty rationale;
  • burgeoning federal role, in education;
  • “The No Child Left Behind Act”;
  • scholarly verdict, LBJ's ESEA, 1965


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Enactment of the ESEA

  • Implementation of the ESEA

  • Impact of the ESEA

  • Conclusion

  • References