The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ STATEMENT ON 51st ANNIVERSARY OF ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), a graduate of Head Start, released the following statement commemorating the 51stanniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which was enacted on April 9, 1965:
“51 years ago the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the most comprehensive federal education bill ever passed, was enacted on the principle that every child has the right to an equal opportunity for a quality education. This civil rights law reaffirmed Brown vs. Board of Education as well as the 1947 Mendez vs.