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IDEA and NCLB: Intersection of Access and Outcomes


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Introduction

Section I -- Assessing Students with Disabilities under Title I

  • Statute Descriptions — NCLB and IDEA
  • Key Issues for Students with Disabilities
  • Assessment Timelines
  • Participation in NCLB Assessments
  • NCLB Assessments with Accommodations
  • Modifications in NCLB Assessments
  • Out-of-Level Testing under NCLB
  • Alternate Assessments and NCLB
  • Alternate Standards for Students with Disabilities
  • Implications for States and Local Districts
  • Guidelines for Students with Disabilities
  • Professional Development for General and Special Educators
  • Alternate Assessments
  • Alternate Standards

Section II -- Accountability and Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) under Title I

  • Statute Descriptions — NCLB and IDEA
  • Key Issues for Students with Disabilities
  • Achievement Objectives for Students with Disabilities
  • Reporting of Test Scores
  • Disaggregation of Test Scores
  • Safe Harbor Provision
  • Implications for States and Local Districts
  • Annual Achievement Objectives
  • Participation of Students with Disabilities
  • Service Delivery for Students with Disabilities

Section III -- School Choice and Supplemental Services

  • Statute Descriptions — NCLB and IDEA
  • Key Issues for Students with Disabilities
  • Role of the IEP Team
  • Who Decides?
  • Change of Placement
  • Intradistrict and Interdistrict Transfers
  • Supplemental Services
  • Implications for States and Local Districts
  • Special Circumstances
  • Transfers
  • Responsibility

Section IV -- Highly Qualified Teachers under Title I and Title II

  • Statute Descriptions — NCLB and IDEA
  • Key Issues for Students with Disabilities
  • Core Academic Subjects
  • Pupil Services Personnel
  • Implications for States and Local Districts
  • Financial and Academic Assistance
  • Collaborate with Institutes of Higher Education
  • INTASC Standards

Section V -- Paraprofessionals under Title I

  • Statute Descriptions — NCLB and IDEA
  • Key Issues for Students with Disabilities
  • Paraprofessional Qualifications
  • Paraprofessional Duties
  • Implications for States and Local Districts
  • Reciprocity
  • Future Employment
  • Academic Assessment
  • Professional Development
  • Supervision by Teachers
  • Duty Assignment

Section VI -- Reading First Programs in Title I and Title II

  • Statute Descriptions — NCLB and IDEA
  • Key Issues for Students with Disabilities
  • Professional Development
  • Special Education Referral
  • Reading Assessments
  • Use of Reading First Funds
  • Implications for States and Local Districts
  • Inclusion on Reading Leadership Team
  • Review of Reading Assessment Devices
  • Design of Professional Development for Special Educators
  • Scientifically-based and Evidence-based Research
  • Special Education Referral Data
  • Funding

Resources

  • "No Child Left Behind" Act Legislation, Regulations and Policy Guidance
  • Website Resources
  • Table of Contents for NCLB and IDEA

RELATED LINKS

  • anc_dyn_linksNo Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) | ESEA
    NEA's main NCLB/ESEA section