ERIC Number: ED443175
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Benefits for Private School Students and Teachers from Federal Education Programs.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Nonpublic Education.
This brochure describes how private-school students and teachers, including those in religiously affiliated schools, can receive federal education program benefits. It summarizes programs offered by the U.S. Department of Education that can aid students. A brief description of each program, all of which fall under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), is provided. These include Title I of the ESEA, which provides supplementary instruction by public-school teachers to students who are failing or in danger of failing to meet high academic standards and who live in areas of high poverty; the Eisenhower Professional Development Program, which provides professional-development opportunities to private-school teachers; the Reading Excellence Act, which offers benefits to students at private schools located in public-school districts; the Technology Literacy Challenge Fund, which provides various forms of technological support, equipment, and training through competitive grants; the Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program, which can include prevention programs; the Bilingual Act; the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which requires every state to identify, locate, and evaluate children with disabilities; and the Innovative Education Program, which provides supplementary educational materials such as computers, computer software, library materials, and reference materials. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Nonpublic Education.