ERIC Number: ED392283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
LEP Students and Title I: A Guidebook for Educators.
August, Diane; And Others
The guide provides analysis and guidance on issues that arise in serving limited-English-proficient (LEP) students through Title I of the Improving America's Schools Act. It is intended for Title I coordinators at state and local levels and administrators of related programs serving LEP students. The guide presents the issues in the order in which they appear in the legislation. Each section contains a brief summary of the law and analysis of its implications for LEP students. Issues include: state plans (general provisions, development, content standards, yearly progress and LEP students, assessment, questions related to assessment, other provisions to support teaching and learning, and peer review and secretarial approval); development of local education agency plans; schoolwide programs (development of the plan, requirements, components of effective schoolwide programs in which LEP students are served, use of funds for these programs and the special rule for funding); Targeted Assistance Program schools (selecting participating students, methods for effectively serving them); assessment and school district and school improvement (local review, school improvement, district technical assistance to schools, state technical assistance to districts); state assistance for school support and improvement; parent involvement; and teacher professional development. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Agency Role, Educational Policy, English (Second Language), Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Limited English Speaking, Parent Participation, Program Administration, Program Design, Public Agencies, Public Policy, Resource Allocation, School Districts, State Aid, State Standards, Student Evaluation
NCBE, 1118 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Improving Americas Schools Act 1994 Title I; Targeted Assistance Program