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Office of English Language Acquisition, US Department of Education, 2017
The Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) has synthesized key data on English learners (ELs) into two-page PDF sheets, by topic, with graphics, plus key contacts. The topics for this report on profiles of English Learners (ELs) include: (1) Percentage of total school population, grades Pre-K through 12, represented by ELs, by state,…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Location
Parsi, Ace – National Association of State Boards of Education, 2016
Representing an estimated 4.4 million students in the United States, English language learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing segment of the public school population and yet are twice as likely to drop out of high school and significantly less likely to attend and complete postsecondary education. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Language Proficiency
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2014
Technology can help transform learning when used with innovative instructional approaches such as those outlined in the National Education Technology Plan. Yet many schools, particularly high-need schools, lack the connectivity, resources, and support for teachers and leaders needed to implement digital learning strategies. The President's…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Access to Computers, Grants
Texas Education Agency, 2013
Under Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), the Texas Education Agency is required to establish Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) for the English language acquisition and academic achievement of limited English proficient (LEP) students. This 2013 Guide to Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives provides AMAO…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Accountability, English (Second Language)
Herbert, Marion – District Administration, 2012
One in four students under the age of six comes from an immigrant family in which at least one parent does not speak English. Traditionally, states such as Nevada, California, New Mexico, Arizona and Texas have served the vast majority of English language learner (ELL) students, although the surging growth of this demographic--now 5.5 million…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Immigrants, School Readiness, English (Second Language)
Matthews, Hannah – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2011
The Race to The Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) is designed to improve the quality of early learning and development and close the achievement gap for children with high needs. The Departments of Education and Health and Human Services define high needs to include children who are English learners, often referred to as English Language…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Individual Characteristics, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Culturally Relevant Education
Quiroz, Blanca; Beckwith, Shirley; Williams, Haidee – Texas Comprehensive Center, 2010
This report describes how two school districts in Texas supported the achievement of English language learners (ELLs) beyond classroom instruction, through ancillary education enrichment opportunities with Title III funds. These particular districts were identified as those with some of the most successful ELL programs, as determined by…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, School Districts, Academic Achievement, Faculty Development
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Knight, Stephanie L.; Erlandson, David A. – Planning and Changing, 2003
The purpose of this article is to discuss an approach to analyzing the interactive effects of multiple reform efforts within a school or school district. The approach resulted from an intensive study of reform in one district in a state characterized by a strong accountability system. First, the authors present a brief history of educational…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Educational Change, Accountability, Federal Legislation
Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center, Thomson, IL. – 1973
The goals of "Operation Awareness", a 1974 summer program involving coeducational high school canoeing, camping, and study, were to acquire knowledge; acquire outdoor living skills; promote involvement in a conservation work project; and provide the opportunity for social, emotional, and physical growth through group living. Students,…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Camping, Canoeing, Cooperation
A description of a Title III funded project is presented in this paper. The project, Urban Awareness, involves an urban field trip for high school students from suburban areas. Every year, at least five classes from suburban Hamilton spend a school day in Boston's North End and Roxbury districts as a means of studying the city and its ethnic…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Field Trips, High School Students, Program Content
Barclay, James R.; And Others – 1975
This paper presents an evaluation of a 3-year Title III project carried out in the Vigo County School Cooperation, Terre Haute, Indiana. The project involved the evaluation of three differing instructional methodologies utilized in three elementary schools which also differed in the socioeconomic background of the students. The Dixie Bee school,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Change, Comparative Analysis, Contingency Management
Korth, Stephanie H.; Wurster, Stanley R. – 1977
An ESEA Title III project, the Outdoor Laboratory and Community Nature Center was conceived, planned and implemented within a three year period (1974-77). During the first year, which was primarily a planning year, specialists in various areas related to environmental studies were consulted. The project director traveled considerably to observe…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Programs, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Mortensen, Erik – 1975
This report presents a description and evaluation of the Bilingual Resource Center (BRC) funded under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. This center functioned mainly as a clearinghouse, resource library, and dissemination unit on bilingual/bicultural education. The program's primary objectives were related to goals…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Influences, Education Service Centers
Stilwell, William E.; Barclay, James R. – 1976
This report describes a 12-week pilot phase of an affective education program in the Stuttgart School District, Arkansas. Participating in the program were 218 children, grades 2-4, and a team of nineteen teachers who were given 12 weeks of in-service training designed to facilitate their use of the DUSO, Focus on Self-Development Human…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Classroom Environment, Competency Based Education
Sault Sainte Marie Public Schools, MI. – 1973
The product of an Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III project produced by the staff and administration of the Finlayson Elementary School in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan for American Indian students, this handbook is designed as a guide to educators engaging in open concept education. Constituting a model, this handbook incorporates the…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, American Indians, Ancillary Services, Cognitive Objectives
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