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Parsi, Ace – National Association of State Boards of Education, 2016
Representing an estimated 4.4 million students in the United States, English language learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing segment of the public school population and yet are twice as likely to drop out of high school and significantly less likely to attend and complete postsecondary education. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Language Proficiency
Cook, Gary; Linquanti, Robert; Chinen, Marjorie; Jung, Hyekyung – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2012
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 inaugurated important changes in assessment and accountability for English Learner (EL) students. Specifically, Title III of the law required states to develop or adopt English-language proficiency (ELP) standards aligned with language demands of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Civil Rights Legislation
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
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
Pearse, Benjamin H. – Amer Educ, 1969
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Etiology, Federal Aid, Handicapped Children
Balke, Betty T. – Amer Educ, 1969
Descriptors: Art Education, Career Development, Ceramics, Creativity
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. – 1967
The first volume of this two-part report is a description of a feasibility study supported under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. It contains summaries o f six separate studies which gathered data to identify the special needs of public school students and handicapped youngsters. Information was obtained from community…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Community Services, Educational Diagnosis, Educationally Disadvantaged
San Mateo County PACE Center, Redwood City, CA. – 1968
To provide background material for those interested in tele-communication in education and for those planning to implement such programs in their schools, a research study was conducted to gather information from a variety of sources including educational and technical experts, conference participation, visits to schools conducting projects, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Audiovisual Aids, Costs, Educational Improvement
Diamond, Robert M.; Lindquist, Marlene H. – 1968
Can an effective approach to art education be developed that will not only reach a majority of our students, but will also be practical in terms of existing human and material resources? A study was undertaken to develop and evaluate a series of self-instructional, programed art sequences for the upper elementary through high school levels. Six…
Descriptors: Art Education, Autoinstructional Aids, Branching, Course Evaluation
Owensboro Public Schools, KY. – 1968
PACEREPORT, established under terms of an ESEA Title III grant from the U. S. Office of Education to the Owensboro City Schools, Owensboro, Kentucky, is published to provide Title III project directors with a continuing source of news and information on educational innovation. This issue concentrates on 8 specific inservice case studies including…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Case Studies, Individualized Programs, Inservice Education
New Hampshire Supervisory Union 21, Hampton. – 1968
This report is an evaluation of "Art for the Elementary Teacher" and "Science for the Elementary Teacher," televised inservice teacher education courses produced by the University of New Hampshire in conjunction with Supervisory Union #21, Hampton, New Hampshire, under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Television, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Teachers
Linn County Board of Education, Cedar Rapids, IA. – 1968
This document is an end of the budget period report of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III Inservice Education and Curriculum Project conducted by the Linn County Board of Education in conjunction with seven other Iowa counties in order to "assist local schools in improving the school program in selected academic and service…
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Annual Reports, Curriculum Development, Educational Legislation
President's National Advisory Council on Supplementary Centers and Services, Washington, DC. – 1968
This document reports a conference, attended by representatives from the 50 states, which attempted to ease the way for the transition of the administrative authority for the PACE program (Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title III, Projects to Advance Creativity in Education) from the direct control of the U.S. Office of Education to the…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Agency Role, Community Involvement, Conference Reports
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