ERIC Number: ED466515
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Title I Program. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, Special Hearing (Jackson, Mississippi, April 20, 2001).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
This hearing reviewed the Title I Grants to LEAs [local education agencies] (Title I) Program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Title I is the largest federal education program for elementary and secondary schools. Since 1965, it has made nearly $133 billion available to states and school districts to improve the opportunity for a good education among disadvantaged students. This hearing provided the United States Senate with information on how the Title I Program works in Mississippi. The hearing included statements by Dr. Richard Thompson, State Superintendent of Education, Mississippi Department of Education; Dr. Lynn House, Bureau Director, Office of Innovative Support, Mississippi Department of Education; Joyce B. McNair, Superintendent, Humphreys County School District; Dr. Therrell Myers, Superintendent, Columbus Municipal School District; and Dr. Daniel Watkins, Superintendent, Yazoo City Municipal School District. The hearing also included a prepared statement by the Office of Research and Statistics, Mississippi Department of Education. (SM)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Grants, Hearings, Minority Group Children, Parent School Relationship, Poverty, Resource Allocation
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I