Emerging Leaders 2016 AASL Project: Legislation

This guide was created for the 2016 AASL Project for Stefanie Metko's EL project. PLEASE DON'T DELETE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.


  • The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 ,Title I, Part C, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; 20 U.S.C. 6391-6399 - The No Child Left Behind Act, which was signed into law on January 8, 2002, contains the major statutory provisions that apply to the Migrant Education Program. The new law supersedes the previous law. View all of the Department of Education's major legislation on the legislation page.
  • Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) - FERPA is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99). The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Department of Education's General Education Provisions Act (GEPA), Section 427 - Section 427 requires each applicant for funds (other than an individual person) to include in its application a description of the steps the applicant proposes to take to ensure equitable access to, and participation in, its federally assisted program for students, teachers, and other program beneficiaries with special needs.