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Choice with Transportation

When schools do not meet state targets for improving the achievement of all students, parents need to have better options, including the option to send their child to another school. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) responds to that need by giving parents of children enrolled in schools that receive Title I funding and that are identified for “school improvement” the opportunity to transfer their children to a school that has not been so identified.

General Information | Laws and Regulations | Resources | District Contacts

General Information

Laws and Regulations

  • Non-Regulatory Guidance – Public School Choice (Word)
    The Non-Regulatory Guidance includes a number of questions that address issues based on experiences gained from the implementation of NCLB public school choice option.
  • No Child Left Behind, Public Law
    This page provides two different sections - the entire NCLB law document and Title I, Part A- of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act 2001, which is an amendment of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and has been enacted to close the achievement gap with accountability, flexibility, and choice, so that no child is left behind.
  • Title I Federal Regulations
    The Federal Regulations for Title I provides guidance for governing the programs under Title I, Parts A, C and D of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) 1965. These regulations provide guidance for the implementation of the ESEA as amended by the NCLB Act 2001.
  • Data Elements and Format for Reporting
    This web site provides links for the required data elements and format for reporting choice data.

Resources

Contacts

District Choice with Transportation Contacts - This link provides a directory of district contacts and coordinators for various programs including Title I, Parent Involvement, Controlled Open Enrollment, NCLB School Choice with Transportation, and Supplemental Educational Services.