Relevant Federal Legislation and Guidance
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) Legislation (Outside Source)
U.S. Department of Education, Table of Contents for NCLB legislative language.
Improving Teacher Quality (Outside Source)
U.S. Department of Education’s Web page for Title II, Part A, Preparing, Training and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals.
Revised State Plans for Highly Qualified Teachers (Outside Source)
U.S. Department of Education's web site for approved State Plans for Highly Qualified Teachers.
Specific State Contact Information (Outside Source)
U.S. Department of Education's page for location of state department of education, state contacts and organizations, ED press releases for your state, and other state information.
Relevant State Legislation and Guidance
California's Revised State Plan for No Child Left Behind: Highly Qualified Teacher (DOC; 1691KB; 149pp.)
Information regarding the State's Highly Qualified Teacher Plan.
Evaluating Progress Toward Equitable Distribution of Effective Educators (DOC; 652; 64pp.)
Guidance document for LEAs as they develop strategies for recruiting, developing and retaining highly qualified and effective teachers and principals.
California Code of Regulations (Outside Source)
Official compilation and publication of the regulations adopted, amended or repealed by state agencies pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act.
The Administrator’s Assignment Manual (PDF; Outside Source)
Designed for school site administrators who are responsible for assigning teachers and other certificated employees to specific positions and by personnel officers and credential technicians.