Elementary and Secondary Education Act: NCLB

Legislation
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act as Reauthorized by the No Child
Left Behind Act of 2001



NCLB Regulations
Regulations for Programs Implemented Under the No Child Left Behind Act


Federal Register
Final Regulations, Priorities and Other Rules


Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)



NCLB POLICY GUIDANCE
NCLB Policy Letters to States

Policy Guidance for Programs Implemented Under the No Child Left Behind Act

Key Policy Letters Signed by the Education Secretary or Deputy Secretary

Department-wide Policy Guidance



Recent Policy & Guidance
LEA and School Improvement Non-Regulatory Guidance July 21, 2006

Improving Teacher Quality State Grants


Guidance Released For Schoolwide Title I Plans under NCLB
Designing Schoolwide Programs

The U.S. Secretary of Education (the Secretary) authorizes a schoolwide program under Part A of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), to consolidate funds from Federal education programs that the Secretary administers and exempts the school from complying with many statutory or regulatory provisions of those programs, if the intent and purposes of the programs are met in the schoolwide program. The full program guidance is available at:

Federal Register Announcement


Selected guidance of interest:
Key Policy Letters Signed by the Education Secretary on school choice and SES: May 15, 2006


Decision Letters on Each State's Final Assessment System Under No Child Left Behind (NCLB)


Title I, Part D: Neglected, Delinquent, and At-Risk Youth (Nonregulatory Guidance)


TITLE I Fiscal Issues: Maintenance of Effort, Comparability, Supplement Not Supplant, Carryover, Consolidating Funds in Schoolwide Programs, Grantback Requirements (non-regulatory guidance)


Information on applying for extended interim 2 percent flexibility


Improving Teacher Quality State Grants: Letters to Chief State School Officers Regarding States' Good-Faith Efforts in Meeting the Highly Qualified Teachers Goal


Guidance to States on Adequate Yearly Progress and Modified Achievement Standards: Interim State Policy Options (Dear Colleague Letter/ December 14, 2005)


Highly Qualified Teacher (Key Policy Letter Signed by the Education Secretary or Deputy Secretary)


Guidance to States on Adequate Yearly Progress and Modified Achievement Standards: Interim State Policy Options (Dear Colleague Letter/ December 14, 2005)


Assessing Students with Disabilities (Letter from Secretary Margaret Spellings)


Alternate Achievement Standards for Students with the Most Significant Cognitive Disabilities (Non-regulatory Guidance)