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Boyle, Andrea; Taylor, James; Hurlburt, Steven; Soga, Kay – US Department of Education, 2010
"Title III Accountability: Behind the Numbers" (2010) summarizes data reported by states in their Consolidated State Performance Reports (CSPRs) for 2004-05 through 2007-08. The CSPRs are annual reports required under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that states use to submit information to the U.S. Department of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Politics of Education, Accountability, Language Proficiency
Tanenbaum, Courtney; Anderson, Lindsay – US Department of Education, 2010
"Title III Accountability and District Improvement Efforts: A Closer Look" (2010) summarizes findings from interviews with six Title III Directors and nine Title III district-level directors in the spring of 2009. States and districts were selected in order to collect information from some entities with a long history of serving English…
Descriptors: State Officials, Educational Finance, Academic Achievement, Second Language Learning
Ramsey, Andrea; O'Day, Jennifer – US Department of Education, 2010
"Title III Policy: State of the States" (2010) discusses state implementation of the Title III accountability requirements based on phone interviews with six state Title III Directors in the spring of 2009, interviews with six experts and university-based researchers who work on education for English Learners, and based on earlier data…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Federal Legislation, Testing, Second Language Learning
Quiroz, Blanca; Beckwith, Shirley; Williams, Haidee – Texas Comprehensive Center, 2010
This report describes how two school districts in Texas supported the achievement of English language learners (ELLs) beyond classroom instruction, through ancillary education enrichment opportunities with Title III funds. These particular districts were identified as those with some of the most successful ELL programs, as determined by…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, School Districts, Academic Achievement, Faculty Development
American Youth Policy Forum, 2009
This issue brief explores effective educational models for serving English Language Learners (ELLs) in ways that build upon these students' assets and prepare them for college and careers. The brief derives from an AYPF field trip to Texas's Rio Grande Valley region. On May 6-8, 2009 AYPF led a group of national policy leaders on a fact-finding…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Graduation Rate, Federal Legislation, Mexican Americans
Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2008
The biennial report to Congress on the implementation of the Title III state formula grant program provides a snapshot of the status of the U.S. Department of Education's efforts to hold states accountable for ensuring that all limited English proficient (LEP) students attain English language proficiency (ELP) and are achieving in the content…
Descriptors: State Aid, Grants, Limited English Speaking, Language Proficiency
US Department of Education, 2006
Four years after the enactment of the "No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)," the revolutionary changes to the education system called for by President Bush are almost implemented. States have put in place rigorous new accountability systems and will implement reading and math assessments covering all students in grades 3-8 by the end of the…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Teacher Qualifications, Presidents, Achievement Gains
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Knight, Stephanie L.; Erlandson, David A. – Planning and Changing, 2003
The purpose of this article is to discuss an approach to analyzing the interactive effects of multiple reform efforts within a school or school district. The approach resulted from an intensive study of reform in one district in a state characterized by a strong accountability system. First, the authors present a brief history of educational…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Educational Change, Accountability, Federal Legislation
Eddy, Junius – 1981
This document presents an updated version of a publication that originally appeared in print in 1970. The original document raised a number of issues and questions which, despite notable advances, are still problematic. In this revision, marginal notes up-date the original text with information concerning subsequent efforts to address raised…
Descriptors: Art Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
Shive, Glenn; Eiseman, Jeffrey W. – 1982
In the fifth volume of a 10-volume report, the development of federal dissemination-related school improvement policy is depicted through short case studies of nine distinctly different programs sponsored by the Department of Education: Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title III/IV-C, the Joint Dissemination Review Panel, the National…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Educational Policy
Frank, Robert M. – 1983
This paper summarizes the first year of research at Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, New York, to develop an alternative process for determining characteristics of graduates and leavers from the college, and to uncover attitudes of those students about their college experience. The paper summarizes findings to date, although the author…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, College Environment, College Graduates, Community Colleges
Way, Flo – 1982
This revised evaluation supplement to the "DOVACK Method for Teaching Reading Project Report" corrects errors in the report's original evaluation supplement with respect to the results of the 72-day and 108-day DOVACK Random Sample Vocabulary Recognition Tests employed to measure the effectiveness of DOVACK as a language experience…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Experience Approach
Becker, James – 1982
Six global education projects funded under (or with purposes similar to) Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act are evaluated. The projects are: A Model for the Dissemination of Multicultural Perspectives for Midwestern Public Schools (Illinois), Citizen Education for Cultural Understanding (Ohio), Kentucky Model for Citizenship…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Citizenship Education, Community Education, Cultural Awareness
Hanson, Ralph A.; Bailey, Jerry D. – 1983
This study describes a method for providing easily understood information on the comparative instructional program effects of using multiple instructional products. The method was derived in the context of a national evaluation of three instructional product systems each of which was used to teach readiness and initial reading skills to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Evaluation Methods, Federal Aid, Instructional Material Evaluation
Egelston, Richard L. – 1981
New York state established several types of grants to improve local educational practice, and three are examined in this report: Developer grants, Demonstrator grants, and Replicator grants. Policy evaluation performed at the level of a grants administration agency requires many types of data collection and analysis. This study compares the…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Educational Improvement, Federal Aid, Grants
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