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NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT OF 2001

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.

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Letter to Chief State School Officers
May 15, 2006
Topic: No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Letter regarding how States can improve implementation of the public school choice and supplemental educational services provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
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Dear Colleague Letter
December 14, 2005
Topic: No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Letter permitting States to develop assessments under NCLB based on modified achievement standards that are aligned with gradelevel content standards for a second year in order to determine adequate yearly progress for students with disabilities under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended.
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Letter to Chief State School Officers
October 21, 2005
Topic: No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Letter regarding the highly qualified teacher (HQT) provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) and the elements the Department will use in determining if a State is implementing the law and making a good faith effort to reach the HQT goal.
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