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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
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
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Diarrassouba, Nagnon; Johnson, Shirley – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2014
This study examined the demographic shifts in a medium-sized school district in West Michigan and the responses developed as a result of these changes during the last two decades. Findings indicated that the district's school demographics changed from being European American to minority dominant. As a result of these changes in student population…
Descriptors: School Districts, Population Trends, Minority Groups, Educational Policy
Christensen, Laurene L.; Albus, Debra A.; Liu, Kristin K.; Thurlow, Martha L.; Kincaid, Aleksis – National Center on Educational Outcomes, 2013
English language learners (ELLs) with disabilities are required to participate in all state and district assessments similar to their peers without disabilities. This includes assessments used for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title I accountability purposes for demonstrating proficiency in academic content, assessments used…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, State Policy, Disabilities, Student Participation
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
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
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)
Calpin, Thomas – 1971
The third of the tenth grade sequence of the FICSS series (Focus on Inner City Social Studies -- see SO 008 271) examines the political and economic theories and realities of Communism as practiced in the Soviet Union. A brief introduction to Communist China is also included in the unit. The intent of the unit is to enable students to grasp many…
Descriptors: Communism, Economics Education, Government Role, Grade 10
Pope, Kathryn – 1971
The second unit of the third grade level of the FICSS series (Focus on Inner City) Social Studies -- see SO 008 271) focuses on student awareness and involvement of local school and educational systems. Through the many activities of the unit, students learn about school boards, teachers, principals, superintendents, educational finance, and other…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Finance, Educational Programs, Elementary Education
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
Soper, Dorothy B. – 1975
Contained in the catalogue are descriptions of 16 New Jersey public school regular and special education programs which have been shown to be successful, cost effective, and exportable. Considered are such aspects as essential program elements, goals, evaluation design, costs, dissemination services, and contact information. Among programs…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Educational Programs, Exceptional Child Education, General Education
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Research and Evaluation. – 1973
Providing students with the opportunity to establish their own learning goals is an essential factor in stimulating them to assume learning responsibility. Since the experience may be new for students, careful teacher planning for the first day is necessary and includes such preparations as creating a guideline of objectives, arranging the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Discussion (Teaching Technique), English Curriculum, Goal Orientation
Madison Public Schools, WI. – 1972
Based on the belief that the most appropriate focus of a language arts curriculum is the process and content of communication, these several unipacs (instructional packets) explore some essential elements of communication which should be incorporated into a curricular theory: (1) abstraction , which is the assertion that words may be classified as…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Curriculum Design, Diachronic Linguistics
Monsour, William – 1973
This environmental education learning unit deals with the topic of eutrophication. The unit is designed to allow secondary teachers of science, language arts, and social studies to use it as supplementary material in their classroom. Teacher information, unit objectives, the unit text, and appendices are included. The teacher information section…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Environment, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
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