Education of Limited English Proficient and Recent Immigrant Students: Provisions in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

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The Language Acquisition State Grant Program under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLBA) contains provisions intended to address the specific educational needs of limited English proficient (LEP) students and students who have recently immigrated to the United States.1 Title III represents a major overhaul of federal programs for LEP students formerly provided under ESEA, Title VII, Parts A and C.

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Kuenzi, Jeffrey J April 26, 2004.

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The Language Acquisition State Grant Program under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLBA) contains provisions intended to address the specific educational needs of limited English proficient (LEP) students and students who have recently immigrated to the United States.1 Title III represents a major overhaul of federal programs for LEP students formerly provided under ESEA, Title VII, Parts A and C.

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  • April 26, 2004

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Kuenzi, Jeffrey J. Education of Limited English Proficient and Recent Immigrant Students: Provisions in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, report, April 26, 2004; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs7368/: accessed November 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.