NCLB OVERVIEW
Preliminary Overview of Programs and Changes Included in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
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Regional Technology in Education Consortia
(Title X, Parts B and G - Amendments to the Educational Research, Development, Dissemination, and Improvement Act of 1994, Parts J and N)

Overview

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 authorizes funding for the remaining years of the current grant to the Regional Technology in Education Consortia under Part J of the Educational Research, Development, Dissemination, and Improvement Act of 1994 (ERDDIA). Extensions on a year-to-year basis are also authorized if the grant expires before the ERDDIA is reauthorized.

Program Description

The Regional Technology in Education Consortia (R*TEC) program funds 10 multi-state consortia composed of institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, or State educational agencies. The R*TECs provide professional development, technical assistance, and dissemination of information on the various types and effective uses of hardware, software, and electronic networks to districts, schools, and others to help students meet challenging academic standards.


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