ERIC Number: ED389177
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Special Issues Analysis Center (SIAC). Annual Report: Year Three. Volume I: An Overview (Final). (Task Six.)
Development Associates, Inc., Arlington, VA.
Activities of the Special Issues Analysis Center (SIAC), a technical support center providing assistance to the Department of Education in serving the needs of limited-English-proficient (LEP) students through the Bilingual Education Act of 1988, are summarized. In the third year of its contract, SIAC performed these services: creation of a database on funded and non-funded applications for Title VII program aid; development of a historical database describing all Title VII grants for local education, training, and state education agency programs; design of an Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (OBEMLA) database management system; review of existing evaluation reports; a database and report outlining findings from a 1993-94 Bilingual Education State Education Agency survey; completion of tasks from the previous year; and completion of a focus group on uses of communication technology, a paper on state performance standards and assessments and their relation to LEP students, and graphic displays illustrating LEP populations in federal regions. Specifics of these activities are described in additional volumes. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Development Associates, Inc., Arlington, VA.
Identifiers: Hawkins Stafford Act 1988; Special Issues Analysis Center
Note: The SIAC annual report for year 3 consists of seven volumes, see FL 023 358-364.