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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, 2007
This reference guide provides an overview of Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law for fiscal year 2007. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important programs and resources for education. Information for students, teachers,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, School Districts, Reference Materials, Nonprofit Organizations
US Department of Education, 2006
This non-regulatory guidance updates and expands upon the "LEA and School Improvement Non-Regulatory Guidance" issued on January 7, 2004. The revised guidance addresses new issues raised by State and local officials in light of their experiences in administering and carrying out the "School Restructuring" provisions authorized…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Accountability, Federal Legislation, Academic Achievement
US Department of Education, 2005
In many places across the country, public school students no longer automatically attend their neighborhood school. Instead, parents may decide that their child's needs are better met elsewhere, for example, at a small alternative school, an arts magnet school, a charter technology high school, or a media academy operating within a larger school.…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Educational Innovation, School Desegregation, Public Schools
US Department of Education, 2004
The promise charter schools hold for public school innovation and reform lies in an unprecedented combination of freedom and accountability. Underwritten with public funds but run independently, charter schools are free from a range of state laws and district policies stipulating what and how they teach, where they can spend their money, and who…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Accountability, Charter Schools, Freedom
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