No Child Left Behind (NCLB)


School Years: 2001-20022002-20032003-20042004-20052005-20062007-20082013-2014

2001-2002 School Year

District employment decisions are affected by NCLB
School Improvement Status is determined for high-poverty, low-performing schools
NCLB grant requirements must be used

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2002-03 School Year

Annual achievement targets are established

The April 2002 ISAT and PSAE results will be used to determine the Adequate Yearly Progress needed to ensure schools reach the goal of 100% of students meeting standards by 2013-2014.

School Improvement status consequences begin
School Improvement Planning underway for the 2003-04 school year for schools in "school improvement" or "corrective action" status regarding how to apply for and allocate their Title I funds

Reporting requirements begin for districts and states
ISAT, PSAE remain unchanged, other assessment requirements begin to expand
Districts, states must meet new notification requirements
Districts must adopt new policies based on NCLB
The state must plan and implement new accountability processes

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2003-04 School Year

School Improvement status sanctions continue for Title I schools.

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2004-05 School Year

School Improvement status sanctions continue for Title I schools.

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2005-06 School Year

All Grades 3-8 and Grade 11 must be tested by the end of the 2005-06 school year.

Existing Title I paraprofessionals must be “qualified” by June 30, 2006.

All teachers must be "highly qualified" by the end of the 2005-06 school year. (New HQT Plan - veteran teachers may use HOUSSE)

States must have annual state assessments for reading and mathematics in grades 3-8 for the 2006 assessment.

States must have standards for science (Illinois already does), and an assessment, by 2007-08.

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2007-08 School Year

States must test science in at least one of each of the following grade spans -- 3-5, 6-9, and 10-12 (Illinois already does).

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2013-2014 School Year

All schools must have made AYP toward having all students meet or exceed the standards in reading and mathematics by the end of the 2013-14 school year.

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