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Gayl, Chrisanne L.; Young, Marci; Patterson, Kathy – Pew Center on the States, 2010
Decades of research show that quality pre-kindergarten programs can make a critical difference in children's school readiness and their future educational success. Investments in early learning are proven to yield important short- and long-term benefits for students and school districts. Driven by this strong evidence, the movement to expand…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Public Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Strange, Marty; Johnson, Jerry; Finical, Ashton – Rural School and Community Trust, 2009
The authors discuss two "weighted" grant formulas intended to better target funding to districts with the highest concentrations of poverty, contending that under weighted grants, undesirable effects can occur, including: (1) Per pupil funding for a Title I student in a large school district is greater than that for a Title I student in…
Descriptors: Weighted Scores, Grants, Federal Programs, Federal Aid
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Gies, Brett N.; Donicht, Terrell L.; Smith, Steven H. – ERS Spectrum, 2001
Describes progress of efforts of four Title I elementary schools in Idaho to raise student scores on state-mandated mathematics tests. Variations in patterns of progress among schools were attributed to differences in staff commitment and principal leadership. (PKP)
Descriptors: Accountability, Case Studies, Elementary Schools, Mathematics Achievement
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Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. – 1975
This annual evaluation report on the Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I program in Illinois during Fiscal Year 75 examines program activities designed to improve the reading and literacy of participating students. It is one of several reports on various components of the FY 75 Illinois Title I program. The data for this report include…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Agency Cooperation, Annual Reports, Case Studies