No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

USDE Guidance on Foreign Exchange Programs
with Respect to NCLB
March 21, 2003

Maria Hernandez Ferrier, Ed.D., Director of USDE's office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students, has provided guidance to states regarding foreign student exchange programs in relation to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Following are excerpts from Dr. Ferrier's letter: