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Written materials that offer guidance to public and private schools about private school issues.

Private School Participation in ESEA Act of 2001

The information below provides guidance, timelines, and material supporting effective mandated private school consultation and provision of equitable services for non-profit private school teachers, leaders, and students, consistent with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 2001.

Contracted Services

The California Department of Education (CDE) provides contract funding for a public school district or county office of education to design and implement a statewide professional development system to support needs of educators and administrators in California's nonprofit, private schools, consistent with the ESEA Title IX, Part E equitable services mandate and Title II, Part A.

Legislation

Guidance Documents

Federal
  • Federal Non-Regulatory Guidance: ESEA Title IX, Part E Uniform Provisions External link opens in new window or tab. (DOC)
    Guidance issued by the US Department of Education concerning the federal mandate for local education agencies (LEAs) to annually consult with nonprofit private schools and provide equitable federally-funded services for private school students, teachers, and other educational personnel, and, in some cases, families.
  • Federal Non-Regulatory Guidance: ESEA Title II, Part A Improving Teacher Quality External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
    Guidance issued by the US Department of Education concerning the federal mandate for LEAs to provide nonprofit private school teachers, principals and other educational personnel with professional development services to the extent that the LEA uses Title II, Part A funds for professional development for its teachers and other school personnel.
  • Equitable Services Implementation Plan External link opens in new window or tab.
    US Department of Education Web site providing resources to assist States and districts in implementing the equitable services requirements for students and teachers, consistent with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
State
  • California Guidance Document
    Guidance for Private School Students, Teachers, and Other Education Personnel in Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (as of 3/8/2010).

General Correspondence

Legislative Reports

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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