Understanding NCLB and What It Means for Children with Disabilities

Updated, January 2011 Links corrected, April 2013NICHCY is pleased to connect you with summaries of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, with a special section on how its provisions impact the education of students with disabilities.The law emphasizes assessment and accountability, and requires states to show Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in raising student achievement. The participation of students with disabilities in large-scale statewide or districtwide … [Read more...]

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