ERIC Number: ED457280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
High Standards for All Students: A Report from the National Assessment of Title I on Progress and Challenges since the 1994 Reauthorization.
Chait, Robin; Hardcastle, Daphne; Kotzin, Stacy; LaPointe, Michelle; Miller, Meredith; Rimdzius, Tracy; Sanchez, Susan; Scott, Elois; Stullich, Stephanie; Thompson-Hoffman, Susan
This report provides a comprehensive summary of the most recent data available from the National Assessment of Title I on the implementation of the Title I program and the academic performance of children in high poverty schools. Seven sections focus on: (1) "Policy Context for Title I" (provisions of the current Title I law and new initiatives for at-risk children); (2) "Profile of Title I Participants and Resources" (who receives Title I services and funds, what the Title I dollar buys, and targeting of Title I funds); (3) "Progress in Student Performance in High-Poverty Schools" (student performance on state and national assessments); (4) "Implementation of Standards, Assessments, and Accountability Systems" (e.g., development of state content and performance standards and of state assessment systems, and the impact of standards-based reform on teacher practices and student performance); (5) "Strategies for Improving Teaching and Learning" (e.g., comprehensive, research-based school reform, early childhood education, and extended learning time); (6) "Special Title I Services" (Title I services for students attending private schools, Migrant Education Program, and programs for students who are neglected, delinquent, or at risk of dropping out); and (7) "Progress and Challenges." (Contains 121 endnotes.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Extended School Day, Federal Aid, High Risk Students, Migrant Education, Poverty, Public Schools, Standardized Tests, State Standards
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of the Under Secretary.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; Improving Americas Schools Act 1994 Title I