Statutes of the State of Nevada - Nineteenth Special Session, 2003

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AN ACT relating to education; requiring the State Board of Education to define the measurement for determining whether this state, each school district and each public school has made adequate yearly progress in accordance with the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; requiring the State Board to prepare an annual report of accountability; requiring the State Board, each school district and each public school to develop a plan to improve the achievement of pupils; revising provisions governing the designations of public schools; requiring the Department of Education to designate school districts based upon the achievement of pupils enrolled in the school district; prescribing the consequences for public schools and school districts that are designated as demonstrating need for improvement; revising provisions governing accountability and reporting; revising provisions governing the examinations that are administered to pupils in public schools; revising provisions governing the qualifications required of certain teachers and paraprofessionals to comply with the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; revising provisions governing the regional training programs for the professional development of teachers and administrators and the Statewide Council for the Coordination of the Regional Training Programs; making appropriations; revising various other provisions governing education to comply with the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. Senate Bill No. 1–Committee of the Whole. [Approved: June 6, 2003]

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