ERIC Number: ED484650
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Missed Opportunities? The Possibilities and Challenges of Funding High-Quality Preschool through Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act
Ewen, Danielle; Mezey, Jennifer; Matthews, Hannah
Center for Law and Social Policy CLASP
This paper examines the availability of Title I funds for preschool programs from both a legal and practical perspective. First, it provides general background on Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the changes that were made to it in the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation. Second, it provides data on states? use of Title I funds for preschool. Third, it examines the U.S. Department of Education?s statutes, regulations, and guidance on the use of Title I funds for preschool and raises some unanswered questions. Finally, it discusses how the implementation of NCLB affects the availability of Title I funding for preschool programs.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Quality, Preschool Education, Federal Aid, Program Implementation
Center for Law and Social Policy, 1015 15th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 202-906-8000; Fax: 202-842-2885; Web site: www.clasp.org.
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Secondary Education
Sponsor: Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC.