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NJEA Review, 1981
Looks at how the Reagan administration's proposed federal budget cuts may impact on the amount of money New Jersey will receive under various federal programs, including block grants, the Elementary Secondary Education Act titles, the Child Nutrition Act, and guaranteed student loans. (SJL)
Descriptors: Cost Estimates, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Alford, Albert L. – American Education, 1979
Outlines and comments on some of the principal trends reflected in the Education Amendments of 1978, most of which extend and expand the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Provisions include more parent and teacher involvement, focus on basic skills, categorical programs, paperwork control, more monitoring, and school financing. (MF)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Development
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House, Ernest R. – Comparative Education Review, 1978
In 1965, Robert Kennedy initiated federal evaluation policy with ESEA. His conception of political accountability was converted into a system of cost benefit analysis, which periodically justified funding curtailments. This systems approach, similar to Taylor's Scientific Management, is inadequate as the sole evaluation tool for federal programs.…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Evaluation Methods
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Berry, Mary F. – College and Research Libraries, 1979
Reviews federal legislative achievements in education and considers possible future changes and their meanings. Elements discussed are the composition of the student body and teaching faculty, use of campus facilities, financing higher education, academic programs and their quality, and the government's role. (Author/JD)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Faculty, College Students, Educational Finance
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Thomas, R. Murray – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1977
A discrepancy score evaluation technique was successfully implemented in California, thereby allowing parents, teachers, and students to provide information regarding the students' needs. However, the same method failed in American Samoa due to the parents' perceptions of teachers as experts and the amount of teacher time necessary for…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
American Indian Journal, 1978
Legislation of interest to Indian people is classified into several categories: bills introduced in the House or the Senate, then referred to committees; hearings and committee reports; meetings and reports of testimony by supporters and opponents of a particular bill; and bills passed by both chambers and signed by the president. (RTS)
Descriptors: American Indians, Definitions, Federal Legislation, Laws
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Grogan, Jane – Journal of Nutrition Education, 1978
Describes implementation through evaluation of the Nutrition Education Development Project, an innovative approach to preparing teachers for incorporation nutrition into the existing curriculum. (MA)
Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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Halperin, Samuel – Educational Leadership, 1979
Now 13 years old and maturing, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act was recently re-endorsed as the centerpiece of the federal government's commitment to equity and quality in elementary and secondary education. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Grazier, Margaret Hayes – Library Trends, 1975
The history and impact of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title II, including a review of major studies and a discussion of the concept of consolidation of educational funding. (LS)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Halperin, Samuel – Phi Delta Kappan, 1975
Outlines the Elementary Secondary Education Act's positive effect on education in breaking the federal aid logjam, spotlighting the needs of children, fueling the equality movement, promoting parental and community involvement, promoting public/nonpublic cooperation, promoting the accountability movement, and strengthening the federal system.…
Descriptors: Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Aid
Wayson, William – Phi Delta Kappan, 1975
The ESEA is a case study of institutional intransmutability. Analysis of its first ten years reveals much about the intricate interrelationships that form the American educational system and link it with the rest of society. Those revelations could provide guides for effective action. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Venditti, Frederick P. – Tennessee Education, 1982
Until recently the federal courts (Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka) and Congressional action (Civil Rights Act of 1964, Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972) have spurred efforts to bring race and sex equity to the schools. (LC)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Colleges, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education
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