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Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2017
Research suggests that youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are less likely than youth with other disabilities to be successful in transitioning to work and postsecondary education and therefore, they may face a lifetime of reliance on public assistance. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to examine services provided…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Youth, Adjustment (to Environment)
US House of Representatives, 2017
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine ways to help students succeed by strengthening the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable John Kline, Chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce; and (2) Honorable Robert C. Scott, Ranking Member, Committee on…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Technical Education, Vocational Education
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to discuss strategies for improving postsecondary access and completion for low-income and first-generation students. The hearing served as an opportunity to learn about efforts to pioneer new strategies and study the effectiveness of existing strategies so that more disadvantaged students can…
Descriptors: Hearings, Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, Low Income Groups
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine the critical role of career and technical education programs in preparing the nation's students for success in college and career. Many of these programs are funded under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006. Member statements were provided by: (1)…
Descriptors: Hearings, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Career Education
Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2015
"Title III" of the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act" ("ESEA") provides formula grants to states to help support the educational needs of students identified as English learners (ELs). In school year (SY) 2011-12, ELs served by "Title III"-funded activities comprised approximately 9 percent of the…
Descriptors: State Aid, Grants, Limited English Speaking, Language Proficiency
Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2013
This is the fourth biennial report to Congress on the implementation of the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act's" Title III State Formula Grant Program (also known as the English Language Acquisition State Grants Program). This report provides information reported by states to the U.S. Department of Education regarding services…
Descriptors: State Aid, Grants, Limited English Speaking, Language Proficiency
Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2012
This is the third biennial report to Congress on the implementation of the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act's" Title III State Formula Grant Program (also known as the English Language Acquisition State Grants Program). This report provides information regarding the U.S. Department of Education's efforts to hold states accountable…
Descriptors: State Aid, Grants, Limited English Speaking, Language Proficiency
US Congress, 2011
The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-358) was put in place to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents; (2) Sec. 2. Definitions; and (3)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Computation, Research and Development, Innovation
US Department of Education, 2008
Every year, millions of high school graduates seek ways to finance the rising costs of a college education, at times falling prey to scholarship and financial aid scams. To help students and their families, on November 5, 2000, Congress passed the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 (Act) to establish stricter sentencing guidelines…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Databases, Internet, Student Financial Aid
National Archives and Records Administration, 2008
The Secretary amends our regulations implementing the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which is section 444 of the General Education Provisions Act. These amendments are needed to implement a provision of the USA Patriot Act and the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, which added new exceptions permitting the disclosure of …
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, Privacy, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2008
The biennial report to Congress on the implementation of the Title III state formula grant program provides a snapshot of the status of the U.S. Department of Education's efforts to hold states accountable for ensuring that all limited English proficient (LEP) students attain English language proficiency (ELP) and are achieving in the content…
Descriptors: State Aid, Grants, Limited English Speaking, Language Proficiency
US Department of Education, 2006
Every year, millions of high school graduates seek ways to finance the rising costs of a college education, at times falling prey to scholarship and financial aid scams. To help students and their families, on November 5, 2000, Congress passed the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 (Act) to establish stricter sentencing guidelines…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Databases, Internet, Student Financial Aid
US House of Representatives, 2005
The Committee on Government Reform heard testimony from several medical experts who believe that steroid use by young women is an underreported problem, and that a great deal more research and scientific evidence are needed to more accurately quantify its pervasiveness. Dr. Diane Elliot, professor of medicine, Oregon Health and Science University,…
Descriptors: Prevention, Females, Athletes, Government Role
US Department of Education, 2005
Every year, millions of high school graduates seek ways to finance the rising costs of a college education, at times falling prey to scholarship and financial aid scams. To help students and their families, on November 5, 2000, Congress passed the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 (Act) to establish stricter sentencing guidelines…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Databases, Internet, Student Financial Aid
US House of Representatives, 2005
H.R. 366, The Vocational and Technical Education for the Future Act, is intended to help states, community colleges, and other postsecondary education institutions and local educational agencies better utilize funds for vocational and technical education programs, increase accountability, emphasize student achievement, and strengthen opportunities…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technical Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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