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Kober, Nancy; Riddle, Wayne – Center on Education Policy, 2012
In September 2011, the Obama Administration invited states to apply for waivers of key requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The Administration's waiver initiative offers states the flexibility to move away from the flawed provisions of NCLB, including several…
Descriptors: State Standards, Accountability, Public Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Riddle, Wayne; Kober, Nancy – Center on Education Policy, 2011
When Congress reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), much of the debate will undoubtedly focus on the accountability requirements added to Title I by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). Title I authorizes federal aid to school districts to educate low-achieving children in low-income areas. Among the most…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Federal Aid, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Kober, Nancy; Jennings, Jack; Peltason, Jody – Center on Education Policy, 2010
Two years ago, the Center on Education Policy (CEP), an independent nonprofit organization known for its comprehensive studies of No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and related issues, began a research-based review of the federal role. As part of this process, the authors examined an extensive body of research from a wide range of sources. They also…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Nonprofit Organizations, Federal Government
Kober, Nancy – 1991
Chapter 1, Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) is the largest Federal program aiding elementary schools and secondary schools. Some 51,000 schools, including over 75% of the nation's elementary schools, receive Chapter 1 money, which they use to prove supplementary educational services to low-achieving students in…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance