OSEP Policy Documents Regarding the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities: Accountability For Results

Accountability For Results

Note: 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.

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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Last Modified: 03/23/2018