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Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; Eden, Max, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2017
Frederick M. Hess and Max Eden bring together a cross-section of respected academics and journalists to examine key aspects of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Chapters appear on the table of contents as follows: (1) From ESEA to NCLB: The Growth of the Federal Role and the Shift to Accountability (Patrick McGuinn); (2) From NCLB to…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Government
Loss, Christopher P., Ed.; McGuinn, Patrick J., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2016
In "The Convergence of K-12 and Higher Education," two leading scholars of education policy bring together a distinguished and varied array of contributors to systematically examine the growing convergence between the K-12 and higher education sectors in the United States. Though the two sectors have traditionally been treated as…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Alignment (Education)
Hougen, Martha C., Ed.; Smartt, Susan M., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
For future literacy teachers just beginning their professional education, nothing's more important than the first core text that builds their foundation for classroom success. That's why every preservice teacher should start with this introductory reading textbook, ideal for teaching fundamental literacy skills to students in pre-K-Grade 6. Based…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Beginning Reading, Academic Standards
Demarest, Elizabeth J. – Teachers College Press, 2010
In her new book, Betty Demarest describes a bold agenda for education reform--one that is firmly grounded in a synthesis of educational research about learning, teaching, and the contexts of education. The author's "learning-centered" framework includes: (1) a broad and balanced set of education goals, (2) a multi-faceted concept of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Federal Legislation, Educational Practices, Educational Change
Soto, Lourdes Diaz, Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Latinos in the United States have fought hard to attain equality, especially in the field of education. "The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S." focuses on this fight for equal educational access and represents a significant addition to American educational literature. The contributors to this volume reveal that many Latino…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students
Parker, Laurence, Ed. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2007
Passed by the U.S. Congress in the spring of 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was one of the most significant and expansive education policy initiatives ever undertaken by the federal government. The main component of the act, Title I, allocated significant resources to…
Descriptors: Poverty, Elementary Education, Federal Legislation, Ideology
Irons, E. Jane; Harris, Sandra – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
Over the past 25 years a major shift in political ideology has refocused educational politics from equality issues to issues relating to excellence, accountability, and choice. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Act (ESEA) first passed in 1965. NCLB legislation is a continuation of the educational…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Finance, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
US Department of Education, 2005
Under Section 1111(h)(5) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended by the "No Child Left Behind Act" (NCLB), the Secretary of Education is required to transmit to the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate a…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Economically Disadvantaged, Scoring
Jeffrey, Julie Roy – 1978
President Lyndon Johnson's support of Federal aid to education rested on the belief that schools were effective agents of upward mobility in American Life. Achievement in school, poverty planners thought, was directly related to later economic status. The question of whether poverty planners were justified in making these assumptions in developing…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Economic Opportunities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Wirt, Frederick M.; Kirst, Michael W. – 1975
This book offers a comprehensive analysis and description of the political aspects of American education, utilizing both empirical data and case studies on the politics of education. Included are two case studies of recent school policies, which focus on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 and the school desegregation…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Control, Educational Administration, Educational Policy
Frase, Robert W. – 1975
libraries' share of general revenue sharing funds. Statistical tables showing federal Commission on Libraries and Information Science. The status of federal categorical and non-categorical aid to libraries is described, along with formulation methods for federal library policies and the present government climate for library planning. The…
Descriptors: Categorical Aid, College Libraries, Federal Aid, Federal Programs