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Does the No Child Left Behind Act provide any incentives to recruit and/or retain highly qualified and capable teachers?
U.S. Department of Education:
Incentives to recruit and/or retain highly qualified teachers are allowable expenses under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. Under Title II, Part A, of NCLB, both state education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) can develop and implement strategies and activities to recruit, hire, and retain highly qualified teachers and principals. These strategies may include:
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