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ACCOUNTABILITY FOR RESULTS

Disclaimer: Letters issued prior to December 3, 2004, may not be consistent with the IDEA, as revised by P.L. 108-446. Letters issued prior to August 14, 2006 may not be consistent with the final regulations for Part B published on that date at 71 Federal Register 46540. Readers are advised to consult with the current statute and final regulations.

Section 607 Reports as published in the Federal Register.

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Letter to Lucille M. Linde, Ed.D.
August 13, 2002
Topic: Accountability for Results
Letter clarifying that the Department of Education does not have the authority to mandate the use of specific assessment and instructional/ intervention programs in public schools and that these decisions are made at the State and local school district levels.
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Dear Colleague letter
July 24, 2002
Topic: Accountability for Results
Letter regarding the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act and statewide accountability systems, and providing guidance on adequate yearly progress.
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