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Makaravage, Robert J. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Changes in legislation including NCLB, RTT, and ESEA Flexibility Waivers have influenced the educational landscape. States and school districts have spent considerable time and resources to meet the mandates of this changing legislation, including the development of reporting systems and modification of principal evaluations systems. However, the…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Instructional Leadership, Correlation
Roza, Marguerite; Lake, Robin – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2015
Congress enacted the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) 50 years ago as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's "War on Poverty." The most expansive federal education bill ever passed, it was developed as redress, establishing that poor children needed more educational services than wealthier children. Title I of the ESEA…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Poverty
Yoder, Nick – Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2015
Although Employers and colleges want candidates who are motivated and adaptable, are able to work well in teams and communicate effectively, have a strong work ethic, have solid interpersonal skills, and are strategic in their planning skills. Schools need to place a greater emphasis on social and emotional skills for students to prepare them for…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2014
Sections 9302 and 9303 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended in 2001 provide to States the option of applying for and reporting on multiple ESEA programs through a single consolidated application and report. Although a central, practical purpose of the Consolidated State Application and Report is to reduce "red…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
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Russell, Jennifer Lin; Bray, Laura E. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
Federal special education and accountability policies requires that educators individualize instruction for students with disabilities, while simultaneously ensuring that the vast majority of these students meet age-based grade-level standards and assessment targets. In this paper, we examine this dynamic interplay between policies through…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Special Education, Accountability, Individualized Education Programs
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Lytle, James H. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2013
This article presents the author's views about the school district deconstruction in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He discusses his 30-year experience as a principal and central office administrator with the School District of Philadelphia and his involvement in the efforts to lead urban school reform in the country. He also describes the reform…
Descriptors: School Districts, Charter Schools, Principals, Urban Schools
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
Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2013
Sections 9302 and 9303 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended in 2001 provide to States the option of applying for and reporting on multiple ESEA programs through a single consolidated application and report. Although a central, practical purpose of the Consolidated State Application and Report is to reduce "red…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
Center for Education Organizing (NJ1), 2012
Over the past two decades, community organizing has emerged as an effective force for school improvement. In the context of shrinking education funding, stubborn opportunity and achievement gaps between low-income and wealthy children and between children of color and White children, and polarizing debate on school reform, community organizing…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Restructuring, Educational Change, Community Organizations
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Spencer, John – Teachers College Record, 2012
This article is a case study of compensatory education as it was developed and implemented by an innovative urban school principal in the early 1960s. I argue that while the compensatory education movement was often marred by pejorative-sounding language and inegalitarian ideas, especially as it was shaped and expanded by policy makers and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Low Achievement, Charter Schools, Pilot Projects
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
Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2011
Sections 9302 and 9303 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) provide to States the option of applying for and reporting on multiple ESEA programs through a single consolidated application and report. Although a central, practical purpose of the Consolidated State Application…
Descriptors: Grants, Migrant Children, State Standards, Federal Legislation
Stark, Deborah Roderick – Pew Center on the States, 2010
Family members are a child's first and most important teachers. A growing body of research demonstrates that when families are actively engaged in their child's learning, children are better prepared for school and achieve at higher levels. Increased participation by families in pre-kindergarten programs has also been linked to greater academic…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, State Policy, Educational Policy, Family School Relationship
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, US Department of Education, 2007
Congress enacted the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (Public Law 94-142), in 1975, to support states and localities in protecting the rights of, meeting the individual needs of, and improving the results for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities and their families. Since the passage of Public Law 94-142, significant…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education, Educational Quality
US Department of Education, 2006
This workbook, submitted by the State of Pennsylvania 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
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