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National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE, 2017
Nearly half of students who drop out do so as a result of adverse conditions in the school, while 37% of dropouts are pulled out of school by challenges like financial worries, family needs, or employment. Only 14% of dropouts did so for reasons that can be described as failing out of school due to a lack of interest or academic progress (Doll,…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Homeless People, Credits, Barriers
Redding, Sam; Dunn, Lenay; McCauley, Carlas – Center on School Turnaround at WestEd, 2015
School Improvement Grants (SIGs) are authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The grants are made to state education agencies (SEAs), and the SEAs award competitive subgrants to local education agencies (LEAs) that demonstrate: (1)┬áthe greatest need for the funds; and (2)┬áthe strongest…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Grants, Federal Aid, Program Proposals
US Department of Education, 2014
ED"Facts" is a U.S. Department of Education (ED) initiative to govern, acquire, validate, and use high-quality, kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) performance data for education planning, policymaking, and management and budget decision making to improve outcomes for students. ED"Facts" centralizes data provided by state…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, Data Collection, Access to Information
This handbook is provided to serve as a guide for parents and school personnel in establishing and in determining the functions of Title One, ESEA, parent advisory councils. From the very beginning of Title One, the involvement of parents and community representatives in the school program has been recognized as an important element in the ability…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Compensatory Education, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
League of Women Voters of the U.S., Washington, DC. – 1976
Several educational issues that are currently in the spotlight are discussed in this publication. They include: school desegregation, pregnant girls, teenage mothers, discipline, children with special needs, sex discrimination and Title IX, Title I -- Compensatory Education, privacy and the right to records, and racism and sexism in text…
Descriptors: Bias, Compensatory Education, Court Litigation, Desegregation Litigation
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Programs for the Disadvantaged. – 1973
Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is the largest Federal aid to education program. Public Law 89-10 did not limit the kinds of services which could be provided with Title I funds. It is important that parents understand what Title I is all about. As members of the advisory council and even as taxpayers, they must see…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Educational Needs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
Fitz-Gibbon, Carol Taylor – 1977
This book is for the use of teachers, parents, and administrators who are planning to initiate a learning-by-tutoring project in their schools. In this teaching method, secondary school students tutor elementary students in basic skills. The goal is to enhance the learning and motivation of the tutors, in contrast to the practice in which the…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cross Age Teaching, Educational Legislation, Educationally Disadvantaged
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North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Compensatory Education. – 1977
Relating specifically to the North Carolina migrant education program's administrative responsibilities, this guide is designed to aid administrators in program management, monitoring project activities, project evaluation, self-assessment, determining needs for training and staff development, site-visit preparation, policy development, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Advisory Committees, Agency Cooperation, Coordination