ERIC Number: ED496078
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Technology and No Child Left Behind
US Department of Education
Online learning is becoming an important facet of K12 education in meeting the requirements for highly qualified teachers in every classroom, in providing professional development for teachers and school choice and in tutoring options to students and parents. This fact sheet provides statistical data and U.S. Department of Education (USED) Office of Educational Technology initiatives in the areas of academic competitiveness, online learning as a valuable instructional tool in higher education, percentage of public schools with Internet access, distant learning enrollment, USED grants towards delivering online supplemental education services to rural and remote students, and USED support of online professional development for teachers.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, School Choice, Online Courses, Internet, Educational Technology, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Tutoring, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Access to Computers, Public Schools, Distance Education, Enrollment Trends, Grants, Rural Education
US Department of Education. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Fax: 301-470-1244; Web site: http://www.edpubs.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Educational Technology.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001