No Child Left Behind Provisions

The overall goal of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is to have all students - 100% achieving at grade level by 2014. Between now and 2014, states, districts, and schools must take a series of specific steps toward that goal. The law requires that they focus intensively on: Key Provisions Teacher and Paraprofessional Quality Important Dates NCLB Timeline for Schools in Need of Improvement

Schools in need of improvement that receive Title I funds must take the following steps, proceeding to the next step in the series if they continue to fall short of the AYP goal: