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US Department of Education, 2011
In March, 2009, President Obama proposed the American Graduation Initiative, which established the goal that by 2020 the United States will regain its position as the nation with the highest percentage of its population holding post-secondary degrees and credentials. The College Completion Toolkit provides information that governors and other…
Descriptors: Credentials, College Graduates, Graduation, Postsecondary Education
US Department of Education, 2011
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Each entry, which gives a brief overview of a program or resource, is listed…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination
US Department of Education, 2010
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Readers will find funding information, contact information, and a web site for…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Public Agencies, Educational Improvement, Adult Education
US Department of Education, 2008
This publication provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law for fiscal year 2008. This reference guide also includes information on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Readers will find funding…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Public Agencies, Federal Aid, Educational Improvement
US Department of Education, 2006
This reference guide provides an overview of Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law for fiscal year 2006. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important programs and resources for education. It provides information for students,…
Descriptors: Laboratories, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guides
US Department of Education, 2006
Spurred by the "No Child Left Behind Act" of 2001, virtually every educational reform program now includes an accountability component that requires sound data collection and reporting. Improving data quality has thus emerged as a high priority for educators and policymakers across the country. The list of programs for which data quality…
Descriptors: Accountability, Data Collection, Federal Legislation, Improvement
US Department of Education, 2004
This document is an updated version of the Title I Paraprofessionals Non-Regulatory Guidance. It has been reorganized so that all questions addressing similar topics are in the same section. In addition to a number of minor and technical changes, the following questions are new or have been significantly revised: (1) B-15 is revised to highlight…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Supervision, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Federal Legislation
US Department of Education, 2004
The Guide to U.S. Department of Education Programs and Resources, commonly referred to as the Guide to ED Programs, provides an overview of all Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It also includes information on competitions administered under these programs as well as on the laboratories, centers, and other…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Federal Aid, Academic Achievement, Educational Technology