ERIC Number: ED337542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Oregon's Chapter 1 Handbook: Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988 (Public Law 100-297) Addressing that Portion of the Law which Provides Services for Educationally-Deprived Children.
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
The Hawkins Stafford Act of 1988 amended the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Chapter 1 provides financial assistance through the state education agencies to local education agencies to meet the special needs of educationally disadvantaged children in areas with high concentrations of children from low-income families, as well as the needs of children in local institutions for neglected or delinquent children. This handbook is designed to accomplish the following: (1) assist districts in preparing applications, meeting program requirements, and improving Chapter 1 programs; (2) assist school districts in administering Chapter 1 programs; (3) assist in parental efforts to become involved in Chapter 1 programs; and (4) ensure that state administrators apply and enforce Chapter 1 requirements uniformly. The handbook includes an introduction and the following sections: (1) basic grant allocation; (2) fund carryover; (3) uses of funds; (4) assurances and applications; (5) eligible schools; (6) eligible children; (7) schoolwide projects; (8) parental involvement; (9) services for private school children; (10) fiscal requirements; (11) evaluation; (12) program improvement; and (13) assignment of personnel. Each section is cross-referenced with the United States policy manual. Numerous forms, tables, and figures are included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Child Neglect, Compensatory Education, Delinquency, Educational Finance, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Financial Support, Low Income Groups, Parent Participation, Program Implementation, School Districts
Publications Sales Clerk, Publications and Multimedia Center, Oregon Department of Education, 700 Pringle Parkway S.E., Salem, OR 97310-0290.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Identifiers: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1; Hawkins Stafford Act 1988; Oregon