Federal Law

NCLB. Section 1111(h) of the federal law raises the standard for accountability reporting for schools and districts.

Report Cards: Title I, Part A, Guidelines to Accountability Reporting. September 2003, U.S. Dept. of Education. These non-regulatory guidelines specify what dissemination means, emphasizing "understandability" and language equity.

California Law

Education Code Section 33126 is where you can find what California school leaders must do to report their schools' results.

Education Code Section 48985 specifies when second language translations are required.

The CDE's summary of legislation.

The CDE's Frequently Asked Questions page.


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