ERIC Number: ED481483
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
NCLB Action Briefs.
Public Education Network, Washington, DC.
These six NCLB (No Child Left Behind) Action Briefs focus on: "The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001: An Overview" (NCLB provisions that affect every state and school district in the country as well as those that affect only Title I schools and NCLB resources); "Title I Overview" (facts and resources); "Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting Fund" (purpose of Title II, state activities, required elements of district and school teacher and principal professional development, allowable activities, other programs funded under Title II, and action opportunities); "Teacher Quality" (state and local teacher quality plans, NCLB definition of highly qualified, new teachers, current teachers, alternatively certified teachers, action items, and resources); "Qualifications of Title I Paraprofessionals" (e.g., NCLB definition of paraprofessional, exceptions to paraprofessional qualifications, and action opportunities for community leaders and parent leaders); and "Parents' Right to Know" (information that must be provided to parents, using data effectively, action items, and resources). (SM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Legislation, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Federal Legislation, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Parent Rights, Principals, Teacher Competencies
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Education Network, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title II; No Child Left Behind Act 2001