A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
New Flexibility Provisions under NCLB
Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
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Authority Program (continued)
- May consolidate and use certain Federal funds reserved for State administration and State-level activities for any educational purpose authorized under the ESEA;
- May specify how local educational agencies (LEAs) in the State use Innovative Program funds under Part A of Title V; and
- Must enter into performance agreements with 4-10 LEAs in the State, permitting those LEAs to consolidate certain Federal funds and to use those funds for any ESEA purpose consistent with the SEA's State-Flex plan.