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No Educator Left Behind:
Spending District Money

No Educator Left Behind is a series providing answers from the U.S. Department of Education to questions about the federal No Child Left Behind Act and how it will affect educators. If you have a question about No Child Left Behind, send an e-mail to Ellen Delisio, and we will submit your question to the Department of Education.

QUESTION:

Must districts spend non-federal funds on school choice or supplemental services?

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

Non-federal funds would be required only for public school choice transportation. If a school district's Title I, Part A funds are insufficient to cover all choice-related transportation costs, districts must use other federal, state, or local funds.

Read previous questions and answers in our No Educator Left Behind archive.

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