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Skinner, Rebecca R. – Congressional Research Service, 2018
The Impact Aid program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education (ED), was originally established in 1950 by P.L. 81-815 and P.L. 81-874, 15 years prior to the enactment of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Impact Aid compensates local educational agencies (LEAs) for a "substantial and continuing financial…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Student Financial Aid
West Comprehensive Center at WestEd, 2015
Title VII provides funding for the education of American Indian/Alaska Native students based on a formula grant available to school districts, charter schools, and local education agencies (LEAs). This report explores why some eligible schools and districts do not apply for federal Title VII, potentially resulting in American Indian/Alaska Native…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Alaska Natives, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Rentner, Diane Stark; Price, Olga Acosta – Center on Education Policy, 2014
Federal education funding has often been overlooked by districts in search of sources of support for prevention. This guide is intended to help school districts take advantage of those funds by identifying K-12 grant programs in the U.S. Department of Education (ED) that could be used to implement prevention efforts in elementary and secondary…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Federal Aid, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention
Oregon Department of Education, 2013
This guide is designed as a reference for District and School personnel working with English learners (ELs). The content of the guide represents a compilation of information, examples, and resources. This guide is a living document and subject to frequent updates. It is recommended to review the document online rather than printing a hard copy.
Descriptors: Program Guides, English Language Learners, Educational Objectives, Vocabulary
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA, 2012
Education cut-backs are likely to worsen in the short run. This makes it imperative for policy makers to reverse trends toward lopsided cutbacks that decimate efforts to address factors interfering with learning and teaching. Furthermore, it is essential to move forward in more cost-effective ways by unifying student and learning supports and…
Descriptors: Budgets, School Districts, Financial Support, Resource Allocation
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Petrzela, Natalia Mehlman – Peabody Journal of Education, 2010
The federal Bilingual Education Act (BEA; 1968) augured a new era in the national politics of diversity, schooling, and state, and California became symbolic of the problems and promise of bilingual pedagogy. This article explores how the BEA was pivotal not only in conceiving a federal commitment to the educational achievement of…
Descriptors: Modern History, Mexican Americans, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
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Reyes, Luis O. – Harvard Educational Review, 2006
In this article, Luis O. Reyes provides a retrospective of the historic 1974 Aspira Consent Decree between the New York City Board of Education and Aspira of New York, which established bilingual instruction as a legally enforceable federal entitlement for New York City's non-English-speaking Puerto Rican and Latino students. Reyes analyzes the…
Descriptors: Puerto Ricans, Bilingualism, Bilingual Education, Hispanic American Students
Russo, Charles J.; Ilg, Timothy J. – School Business Affairs, 2002
Reviews six Supreme Court decisions on sexual harassment since 1992, three of which were education cases. Suggests content of school board policy to comply with Court's sexual-harassment decisions and thus limit liability under Title IX for offenses involving students and Title VII for acts involving school personnel. (PKP)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Responsibility
Ernest, Harishini M.; Gonzalez, Rosa M. – 1997
This is an evaluation of the first 2 years of a 5-year comprehensive Bilingual Education grant funded by Title VII Part A of the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 in the Austin Independent School District (AISD) (Texas). The grant awarded to the AISD funds a program of Developmental Bilingual Education at two elementary schools where more…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary Education
LeCompte, Karon; And Others – 1995
This paper describes aspects of a program at Sammons Elementary School (Houston, Texas) designed to create a learning community that includes preservice teacher education students, practicing teachers, university faculty, and Sammons students and parents. The school has been designated as an Urban Professional Development Site for the Sam Houston…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, College School Cooperation, Community Education, Elementary Education
Houston Independent School District, TX. Dept. of Research and Evaluation. – 1996
An elementary science program was taught in Spanish for English-speaking children to give them the opportunity to acquire second language skills through hands-on science instruction. The program included 4 classes of approximately 22 students at kindergarten and first-grade levels in the gifted and talented program at the Gary Herod Elementary…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 1
Houston Independent School District, TX. Dept. of Research and Evaluation. – 1996
Caminos Bilingues al Exito (Bilingual Pathways to Success), a comprehensive Title VII Bilingual Education program was established in 1995 to serve the 17 schools of the North Area Management District of the Houston Independent School District (Texas). Through teacher training, staff development, parental involvement, and instructional program…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Programs
Houston Independent School District, TX. Dept. of Research and Evaluation. – 1996
This report presents an evaluation of a two-way bilingual program in English and Spanish at the Cunningham Elementary School (Texas). The program was designed to extend and expand educational reform by shifting the instructional program at the school over the 5-year time span from a transitional bilingual program to a two-way bilingual, or dual…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Planning, Elementary School Students, Grade 1
Houston Independent School District, TX. Dept. of Research and Evaluation. – 1996
"Adelante...con Ganas!" (Forward...with Enthusiasm) was a 3-year transitional bilingual program implemented at Burbank Middle School in the Houston Independent School District (Texas). The program consisted of three levels of bilingual instruction, from preliterate through intermediate, in which students were placed following state and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Hispanic Americans, Intermediate Grades
Houston Independent School District, TX. Dept. of Research and Evaluation. – 1996
This report describes a program that was designed to end the isolation typically experienced by language minority students in traditional bilingual education and to provide language majority students the opportunity to acquire proficiency in a second Language. The program served 4 classes of approximately 22 students each (85 students) in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, English
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