NCLB - No Child Left Behind

In January 2002, President Bush signed the "The No Child Left Behind Act." It reauthorized the existing Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). NCLB made the most sweeping changes in federal law regarding public schools in nearly 40 years.

The Law

NCLB Regulations (published 12/02/2002)

Regulations specific to students with disabilities: establishing alternate academic achievement standards for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities and alternate assessments based on alternate academic achievement standards.

Final regulations for the academic achievement of students with the most significant cognitive disabilities (published 12/09/2003)

Final Regulations on Modified Academic Achievement Standards (published 04/09/2007)

Regulations specific to limited English proficient students: establishing accountability for the academic achievement of limited English proficient (LEP) students.

NCLB Regulations (published 09/13/2006)

Elementary/Secondary Policy Documents

Links

http://www.ed.gov/nclb/overview/intro/reauth/index.html