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On January 8, 2002 the No Child Left Behind Act (standardized testing) was passed with bipartisan support 381 for 41 against and signed into law by President George Bush. Since then there has been no shortage of controversy on the No Child Left Behind Act. Some parents have opted there children out of taking standardized tests. In a study conducted from 2000 to 2009 American students dropped from 18th to 31st in math world rankings. In a 2015 study American students improved to 27th in the world for math. Some U.S. companies say they cannot find enough qualified American job seekers to fill positions that require strong math and science skills. Meanwhile Chinese students rank number one in reading, math and science in the world. China has a long history of using standardized testing.