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Rentner, Diane Stark; Price, Olga Acosta – Center on Education Policy, 2014
Federal education funding has often been overlooked by districts in search of sources of support for prevention. This guide is intended to help school districts take advantage of those funds by identifying K-12 grant programs in the U.S. Department of Education (ED) that could be used to implement prevention efforts in elementary and secondary…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Federal Aid, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention
Furman, Gary – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Federal stimulus funding expired in 2011-12. NCLB performance mandates approached the 2013-14 deadline. The ESEA waiver became an option with first year of implementation, 2012-13. This convergence of forces and timeline provided the opportunity for this study. The study sought to explore whether or not superintendents from Connecticut,…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Superintendents, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility
Hanna, Robert – Center for American Progress, 2013
Since Congress enacted the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in 1965, the federal government has emphasized states' shared responsibility for improving student achievement. When Congress reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in 2001 as the No Child Left Behind Act, it called upon states to provide technical support to…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Change, State Policy, State Government
US Department of Education, 2011
This report presents the deliberations of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee (RAC), one of 10 RACs established under the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 (20 U.S.C. sections 9601 et. seq.) to assess the educational needs of the region. The committee's report outlines the educational needs across the District of Columbia and…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Technical Assistance, Educational Needs, Federal Legislation
Rebell, Michael A. – Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2011
Raising academic standards and eliminating achievement gaps between advantaged and disadvantaged students are America's prime national educational goals. Current federal and state policies, however, largely ignore the fact that the childhood poverty rate in the United States is 21%, the highest in the industrialized world, and that poverty…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Low Income Students, Constitutional Law, Equal Protection
Rice, Cynthia – Advocates for Children of New Jersey, 2010
Congress is currently considering updating the key legislation that governs K-12 public education--the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Noticeably missing from the current law, more commonly known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), is a comprehensive early learning agenda, which span from preschool through 3rd grade. The Obama…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Young Children
Council for American Private Education, 2010
Council for American Private Education (CAPE) is a coalition of national associations serving private schools K-12. "Outlook" is published monthly by CAPE. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Obama Budget Proposes Dramatic Changes for ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act); (2) Push Continues for DC Voucher Program;…
Descriptors: Private Education, Private Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Budgets
Doggett, Libby; Wat, Albert – Phi Delta Kappan, 2010
High-quality prekindergarten programs not only are important for decreasing the school-readiness gaps between low-income and middle-income children, they also benefit wealthier children and decrease dropout and retention rates. Thus, in the last decade, many states have committed resources to providing high-quality preK programs for all children,…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Education, Educational Opportunities, Child Development
US Department of Education, 2006
This workbook, submitted by the State of New Jersey to the U.S. Department of Education, is for State Grants under Title IX, Part C, Section 9302 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Public Law 107-110). By January 31, 2003, States must complete and submit to the Department this Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook.…
Descriptors: Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, School Districts
Olson, Lynn – Education Week, 2006
This article presents the details of a conference discussing issues on NCLB implementation. The conference was based on a set of papers that included reviews of NCLB implementation in California, Colorado, Michigan, and New Jersey, as well as in three rural Kentucky districts and 36 big-city districts nationwide. Those analyses found that states…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Accountability, School Districts, Collective Bargaining
COLE, RICHARD C. – 1967
DESCRIBED IS THE OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR THE MIDDLETOWN, NEW JERSEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AT THE SPERMACETI COVE INTERPRETIVE CENTER IN SANDY HOOK STATE PARK. THE PROGRAM IS FUNDED UNDER PL89-10 OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT (ESEA). PHASE 1 (MARCH, 1966-JUNE, 1966) INVOLVED THE SELECTION OF NINE PUBLIC AND THREE PAROCHIAL FOURTH…
Descriptors: Biology, Conservation Education, Curriculum Development, Ecology
Cordasco, Francesco; Bucchioni, Eugene – 1971
This report has a descriptive and evaluative delineation of those programs which have been (or are being) developed for Puerto Rican students in the public schools of Jersey City. The data of the report have been gathered in those schools with large Puerto Rican constituencies, and have been cast in the perspectives afforded by discussions with…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Teachers, Compensatory Education
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