ERIC Number: ED465857
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Dec-13
Reference Count: N/A
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Title I: Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged. 107th Congress, 1st Session.
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.
The purpose of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments. After presenting a statement of purpose and describing authorization of appropriations, school improvement, and state administration, the nine parts are described as follows: improving basic programs operated by local educational agencies; student reading skills improvement grants; education of migratory children; prevention and intervention programs for children and youth who are neglected, delinquent, or at-risk; national assessment of Title I; comprehensive school reform; advanced placement programs; school dropout prevention; and general provisions. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Advanced Placement Programs, Child Neglect, Delinquency, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Prevention, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Grants, High Risk Students, Literacy Education, Program Evaluation, Reading Skills, Resource Allocation, State Government
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I; No Child Left Behind Act 2001