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"Highly Qualified Teachers: Improving Teacher Quality State Grants, ESEA Title II, Part A, Non-Regulatory Guidance" (MS Word) (Aug 10, 2005)
This document is currently being revised. (MS Word)
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"Highly Qualified Teachers: Improving Teacher Quality State Grants, ESEA Title II, Part A, Non-Regulatory Guidance" (PDF) (Aug 10, 2005)
This document is currently under revision (PDF)
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2005 NASFAA Presentation on Federal Student Aid Cash Management Issues (MS PowerPoint) (Aug 03, 2005)
The file provides the presentation provided by U.S. Department of Education staff at the 2005 conference of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) on cash management issues. (MS PowerPoint)
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2005 NASFAA Presentation on Federal Student Aid Cash Management Issues (MS Word) (Aug 03, 2005)
The file provides the presentation provided by U.S. Department of Education staff at the 2005 conference of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) on cash management issues. (MS Word)
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21st Century Community Learning Centers Non-Regulatory Guidance (MS WORD) (Feb 26, 2003)
This document is the Non-Regulatory Guidance for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. This Guidance can help State Educational Agencies to develop selection criteria to ensure that local programs are high and tailored to address the needs of students and their families. States and local communities must identify and implement programs for which there is evidence, based on rigorous research and evaluation, that they can effectively help children to succeed in school.
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21st Century Community Learning Centers Non-Regulatory Guidance (PDF) (Feb 26, 2003)
This document is the Non-Regulatory Guidance for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. This Guidance can help State Educational Agencies to develop selection criteria to ensure that local programs are high and tailored to address the needs of students and their families. States and local communities must identify and implement programs for which there is evidence, based on rigorous research and evaluation, that they can effectively help children to succeed in school.
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Adequate Yearly Progress in Title I Targeted Assistance Schools (Mar 09, 2004)
This letter addreses North Carolina's request regarding how adequate yearly progress (AYP) determinations can be made under '1116(b)(1)(D) in schools with a targeted assistance Title I program.
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Alaska - Alternative Methods to Distribute Title I Funds Policy Letter (Mar 09, 2004)
This policy letter addresses Alaska's request to use alternative methods to distribute Title I, Part A Basic, Concentration, and Targeted Grant funds to local educational agencies (LEAs) with fewer than 20,000 total residents.
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Annex VI to the Memorandum of Undestanding on Education Between the Government Of The United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Mexico (MS WORD) (Aug 05, 2005)
This document is an addendum to the Memorandum of Undestanding on Education Between the Government Of The United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Mexico. It outlines joint activities that aim to improve primary, secondary, and postsecondary education in both countries. (MS WORD)
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Annex XXVIII to the Memorandum of Undestanding on Education Between the Government Of The United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Mexico (MS WORD) (Aug 05, 2005)
This document is an addendum to the Memorandum of Undestanding on Education Between the Government Of The United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Mexico. It outlines joint activities that aim to improve primary, secondary, and postsecondary education in both countries. (MS WORD)
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Assessing State Progress in Meeting the Highly Qualified Teacher Goal (MS Word) (Mar 22, 2006)
This document, "Assessing State Progress in Meeting the Highly Qualified Teacher Goal," sets out the procedures the Department will use to review the progress of each State in meeting the HQT goal and its efforts in meeting the implementation principles spelled out in the Secretary's letter. (MS Word)
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Assessment and Accountability for Recently Arrived and Former Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students (MS Word) (May 29, 2007)
Guidance on regulations regarding assessment and accountability for recently arrived and former limited English proficient (LEP) students, March 2007. (MS Word)
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California - Adjustments to Title I Allocations - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Mar 09, 2004)
This policy letter addresses procedures that the California Department of Education (CDE) wishes to use in adjusting school year (SY) 2001-02 and SY 2002-03 Title I, Part A allocations for certain school districts located in Kern County for which the U.S. Department of Education had determined the allocations.
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Charter for the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (MS WORD) (May 04, 2007)
The document is the Charter for the National Advisory Council on Indian Education. The Council is charged with a number of activities, including, but not limited to, advising the Secretary of Education concerning the funding and administration of related programs that includes Indian children or adults as participants or that may benefit Indian children or adults. (MS WORD)
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Charter for the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (PDF) (May 04, 2007)
The document is the Charter for the National Advisory Council on Indian Education. The Council is charged with a number of activities, including, but not limited to, advising the Secretary of Education concerning the funding and administration of related programs that includes Indian children or adults as participants or that may benefit Indian children or adults. (PDF)
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Editor's Pick  Charter School Program Guidance (MSWord) (Jul 21, 2004)
Non-regulatory guidance addressing questions the Department has received regarding various provisions of the Charter Schools Program statute, including those related to student admissions to charter schools, the use of lotteries, private school conversions, and the involvement of for-profit organizations in charter schools.
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No Child Left Behind  Charter School Program Guidance (PDF) (Jul 21, 2004)
Non-regulatory guidance addressing questions the Department has received regarding various provisions of the Charter Schools Program statute, including those related to student admissions to charter schools, the use of lotteries, private school conversions, and the involvement of for-profit organizations in charter schools.
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No Child Left Behind  Charter Schools Nonregulatory Guidance (MSWord) (Apr 19, 2011)
Charter Schools Nonregulatory Guidance
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Choice Policy Letter in Reference to Calculating Cost for Transportation Under NCLB (Aug 26, 2004)
This letter addresses issues and concerns and provides guidance regarding the cost of transportation requirements of Title I under the school choice provision of the No Child Left Behind Act.
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Community Service Grants Draft Non-regulatory Guidance (MS WORD) (Sep 20, 2002)
Draft Non-regulatory Guidance for the Community Service for Suspended and Expelled Students formula grant program This program provided funds to States to carry out programs under which students expelled or suspended from school are required to perform community service.
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Community Service Grants Draft Non-regulatory Guidance (PDF) (Sep 20, 2002)
Draft Non-regulatory Guidance for the Community Service for Suspended and Expelled Students formula grant program This program provided funds to States to carry out programs under which students expelled or suspended from school are required to perform community service.
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CORE ESEA Flexibility Request (Apr 09, 2013)
This CORE waiver request for California. (Request dated February 28, 2013)
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Decision Letter on Request to Amend Iowa Accountability Plan (Jun 16, 2004)
This policy letter addresses approval decisions regarding various amendments to Iowa's state accountability plan.
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Decision Letter on Request to Amend New Mexico Accountability Plan (Jul 23, 2008)
This policy letter addresses approval decisions regarding various amendments to New Mexico's state accountability plan. Letter dated July 23, 2008
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Decision Letter on Request to Amend New Mexico Accountability Plan (Sep 28, 2005)
This policy letter addresses approval decisions regarding various amendments to New Mexico's state accountability plan.
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Decision Letter on Request to Amend Utah Accountability Plan (Sep 06, 2004)
This policy letter addresses approval decisions regarding various amendments to Utah's state accountability plan.
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Designing Schoolwide Programs Non-Regulatory Guidance (Mar 22, 2006)
This document is the Non-Regulatory Guidance for Designing Schoolwide Programs (MS WORD)
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Differentiated Accountability Guidance April 3, 2008 (MS Word) (May 09, 2008)
April 3, 2008 - Peer Review Guidance for the NCLB Differentiated Accountability Pilot Applications for states to distinguish between schools in need of improvement and determine interventions required (MS Word)
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Draft Local Monitoring Instrument for Title I, Part C -- Migrant Education Program (MS Word) (Oct 05, 2006)
This draft document is the monitoring instrument that the Migrant Education Program uses when monitoring local programs. (MS Word)
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Draft Non-Regulatory Guidance on Public School Choice (MSWord) (Feb 06, 2004)
This guidance highlights some important aspects of the public school choice component of Title I, and provides guidance on some provisions that may be useful in administering and implementing these requirements. States may rely on this guidance in administering these requirements. (MSWord)
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Draft Non-Regulatory Guidance on Public School Choice (PDF) (Feb 06, 2004)
This guidance highlights some important aspects of the public school choice component of Title I, and provides guidance on some provisions that may be useful in administering and implementing these requirements. States may rely on this guidance in administering these requirements. (PDF)
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February 17, 2010 Request to Amend Accountability Plan - Oregon - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Feb 20, 2010)
This policy letter addresses approval decisions regarding various amendments to Oregon's state accountability plan. (letter dated May 20, 2008)
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February 17, 2010 Request to Amend Accountability Plan - Oregon - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Feb 20, 2010)
This policy letter addresses approval decisions regarding various amendments to Oregon's state accountability plan. (letter dated February 17, 2010)
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Editor's Pick  Final Transferability Authority Guidance (MS Word) (Mar 17, 2006)
This guidance on the Transferability Authority updates the Draft Guidance of October 4, 2002. It clarifies certain existing policies and re-formats many examples within the text to a side-by-side format in shaded text boxes. (MS Word)
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Fiscal Year 2008 Guidance for Title V, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (MS Word) (May 14, 2008)
Fiscal Year 2008 Guidance for Title V, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. (MS Word)
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Fiscal Year 2008 Guidance for Title V, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (PDF) (May 14, 2008)
Fiscal Year 2008 Guidance for Title V, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. (PDF)
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Flexibility and Waivers - Dear Colleague on Local Flex in Washington - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Mar 09, 2004)
This dear colleague letter encourages districts to join Seattle Public Schools as a Local Flexibility Demonstration (Local-Flex) District.
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Flexibility and Waivers - Florida Approval for State Flex - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Mar 09, 2004)
This letter approves the State-Flexibility Plan that the Florida Department of Education submitted under the No Child Left Behind Act's State-Flexibility Authority Program (State-Flex). Florida is the first State in the country to receive State-Flex authority under this program.
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Flexibility and Waivers - Local Flex Agreement with Seattle Public Schools - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Mar 09, 2004)
This document is the Local Flexibility Demonstration Agreement Between the United States Department of Education and Seattle Public Schools
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Flexibility and Waivers - Transferability - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Mar 09, 2004)
Policy letters on a variety of topics of interest to State Educational Agencies in implementing provisions of No Child Left Behind. This letter provides guidance from the Department concerning the proper method to calculate caps and/or set-asides when funds are transferred from one program to another under section 6123 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
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Frequently Asked Questions from New State Directors of Adult Education (MS Word) (Mar 25, 2004)
Frequently Asked Questions from New State Directors of Adult Education. (MS Word)
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FY 2003 Guidance for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program (MS Word) (Jul 21, 2004)
This guidance (updated July 2004) replaces the prior nonregulatory guidance for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth program. The guidance describes the requirements of the reauthorized program and provides suggestions for addressing many of those requirements. (MS Word)
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Georgia - Amendment to Accountability Plan - Letters to States (Jun 16, 2009)
This policy letter addresses Georgia's request for amendments to the Georgia accountability plan. Letter dated May 27, 2009
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Georgia - Amendment to Accountability Plan - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Aug 17, 2004)
This policy letter addresses Georgia's request for amendments to the Georgia accountability plan.
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Georgia - Amendment to Accountability Plan - NCLB Policy Letters to States (Jun 07, 2004)
This policy letter addresses Georgia's request for amendments to the Georgia accountability plan.
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GROWTH MODEL PROPOSAL PEER RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE NCLB GROWTH MODEL PILOT APPLICATIONS (MS Word) (Sep 24, 2008)
The purpose of this peer developed guidance is to inform States of the peer review process and that it is important to clarify what a State growth model proposal should include for the peers to fully evaluate that proposal. (MS Word)
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Guidance Concerning State and Local Responsibilities Under the Gun-Free Schools Act (MSWORD) (Jan 22, 2004)
This guidance addresses changes made as a result of the NCLB reauthorization.
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Guidance Concerning State and Local Responsibility Under the Guns-Free Schools Act (MS Word) (Jul 28, 2009)
Guidance addresses changes in respect to the NCLB reauthorized Elementary Secondary Education, Law Enforcement, Prevention, School Safety, Violence, Drug Abuse
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Guidance for Establishing an Indirect Cost Rate Agreement or Cost Allocation Plan (MS Word) (Jul 23, 2010)
This file provides information for grantees on indirect costs, specifically on establishing an indirect cost rate agreement or cost allocation plan. (MS Word)
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Guidance for Establishing an Indirect Cost Rate Agreement or Cost Allocation Plan (MS Word) (Dec 15, 2004)
This file provides information for grantees on indirect costs, specifically on establishing an indirect cost rate agreement or cost allocation plan. (MS Word)
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