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Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2019
The Title I, Part D (Part D) Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk under the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act," allocate funds to states and school districts to improve educational services for these youth.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Prevention
Read, Nicholas; Loeffler-Cobia, Jennifer; Sonnenfeld, Kathy; Diffenderffer, Anne; Ahonen, Pirkko – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2019
To address the education needs of these children and youth, the Title I, Part D Neglected or Delinquent Program authorizes two programs 1 that provide grants to states to enable them to award subgrants to state agencies (SAs) (Subpart 1) and local education agencies (LEAs) (i.e., school districts) (Subpart 2) that operate or allocate funds to…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Prevention
Read, Nicholas; Loeffler-Cobia, Jennifer; Sonnenfeld, Kathy; Diffenderffer, Anne; Ahonen, Pirkko – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2019
Volume 2 of "Promoting Education and Transition Success for Neglected and Delinquent Youth: An Evaluation of the Title I, Part D Program" consists of three appendices to the main report: (1) Data Collection Technical Appendix (State and Local Agency Surveys, Case Studies, Disclosure Review); (2) Data Collection Instruments (Part D…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Prevention
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2018
In 2015-16, the high school graduation rate reached a record high of 84 percent (U.S. Department of Education 2017). Despite the gains, over half a million students still drop out of high school each year (U.S. Department of Education 2015a). High schools have adopted various strategies designed to keep students who are at risk of not graduating…
Descriptors: Required Courses, Repetition, At Risk Students, High School Students
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2018
In 2015-16, the high school graduation rate reached a record high of 84 percent (U.S. Department of Education 2017). Despite the gains, over half a million students still drop out of high school each year (U.S. Department of Education 2015). High schools have adopted various strategies designed to keep students who are at risk of not graduating in…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Graduation Rate, Dropouts, At Risk Students
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2018
U.S. Department of Education data show that English learners in grades K-12 in U.S. public schools in the 2015-16 school year numbered over five million students-- about 10 percent of all enrolled students--and that roughly three-fourths of public school districts included students who are English learners. Many teachers, including those in small…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, Educational Technology
Kendziora, Kimberly; Mack, Amy R.; Jones, Wehmah; Pate, William E., II – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2018
Schools can work toward achieving safe, positive environments by integrating a behavioral support framework for students with a systematic approach to identifying students in need of mental health services. This study of the U.S. Department of Education's School Climate Transformation Grant (SCTG) program examined how participating states and…
Descriptors: School Safety, Educational Environment, Grants, Mental Health
Le Floch, Kerstin Carlson; Levin, Jesse; Atchison, Drew; Tanenbaum, Courtney; Hurlburt, Steven; Manship, Karen; Stullich, Stephanie – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2018
The original purpose of the Title I program of the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965" (ESEA) was to provide supplemental services to assist low-achieving students in high-poverty schools, and schools were required to target Title I funds specifically to serve such students. In 1978, the schoolwide program (SWP) option was…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Low Achievement
Aladjem, Dan; von Glatz, Adrienne; Hildreth, Jeanine; McKithen, Clarissa – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2018
Policymakers and practitioners at the local, state, and federal levels have invested considerable time and energy into solving the problem of turning around chronically low-performing schools. As the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) has refined the federal effort to support states and districts to turn schools around, it has adopted…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Educational Improvement, Low Achievement, School Districts
Yamashiro, Amy; Yan, Jean; McLaughlin, John – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2018
Homelessness is a reality for many families with young children in the United States. In 2016, about a third of all people who stayed in a shelter were families with children, and nearly half of children served by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-funded emergency and transitional housing providers were age five or younger…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Young Children, Enrollment, Early Childhood Education
Wayne, Andrew; Tanenbaum, Courtney; Brown, Delphinia; Boyle, Andrea – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2017
In recent years, federal education programs and policies have increasingly focused on teacher quality as a means for closing achievement gaps, in part by directing states to measure teacher qualifications and performance and to promote equitable access to qualified and effective teachers among schools within a district. This report provides a…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, State Policy, State Government, Equal Education
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education (the Department) has developed the "Resource Guide: Building a Bright Future for All" (Guide) to assist and enhance State and local efforts to support immigrant children from birth through the elementary grades. The second section of this Guide is a handbook for parents of immigrant children in early…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Equal Education, Early Childhood Education, Community Organizations
Atchison, Drew; Baker, Bruce; Levin, Jesse; Manship, Karen – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2017
Concerns about the equitable distribution of school funding within and across school districts have led to new federal data collections on school-level expenditures. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) required states to collect and report, for the first time, school-level data on both personnel and non-personnel expenditures…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Expenditures, School Districts, Data Collection
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2017
In 2014-15, the high school graduation rate reached a record high of 83 percent (U.S. Department of Education 2016). Despite the gains, over half a million students still drop out of high school each year (U.S. Department of Education 2015). High schools have adopted various strategies designed to keep students who are at risk of not graduating in…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, High Schools, High School Students, Dropout Prevention
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2017
In 2014-15, the high school graduation rate reached a record high of 83 percent (U.S. Department of Education 2016). Despite the gains, over half a million students still drop out of high school each year (U.S. Department of Education 2015). High schools have adopted various strategies designed to keep students who are at risk of not graduating in…
Descriptors: High School Students, At Risk Students, Graduation Rate, Public Schools
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