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Supplemental Educational Services for Children from Low-Income Families Under ESEA Title I-A

Description: This report discusses supplemental educational services in the general sense, which include educational activities provided outside of normal school hours that are designed to augment or enhance the educational services provided during regular periods of instruction.
Date: February 24, 2004
Creator: Smole, David P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Indian Elementary-Secondary Education: Programs, Background, and Issues

Description: This report provides a brief history of federal Indian education programs, a discussion of students served by these programs, an overview of the programs and their funding, a discussion of the application to BIE schools of key provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act (P.L. 107-110), and brief discussions of selected issues in Indian education.
Date: August 18, 2015
Creator: Dortch, Cassandria
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Distance Education and Title IV of the Higher Education Act: Policy, Practice, and Reauthorization

Description: This report explores the growth of DE into a significant component of the modern post secondary education landscape and then examines a number of issues involved in the debate surrounding HEA reauthorization.
Date: January 21, 2005
Creator: Kuenzi, Jeffrey J.; Skinner, Rebecca R. & Smole, David P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Early Childhood Education: Federal Policy Issues

Description: This report examines what we currently know about preprimary programs including numbers of children served and their family characteristics; as well as data on the efficacy of preprimary programs in enhancing later learning and other life skills. Current federal programs that serve preschool age children are described, and policy issues which may arise as the federal role in early childhood education is debated, are discussed.
Date: February 20, 2004
Creator: McCallion, Gail
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Distance Education and Title IV of the Higher Education Act: Policy, Practice, and Reauthorization

Description: This report explores the growth of DE into a significant component of the modern post secondary education landscape and then examines a number of issues involved in the debate surrounding HEA reauthorization.
Date: July 26, 2004
Creator: Kuenzi, Jeffrey J.; Skinner, Rebecca R. & Smole, David P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Telecommunications Discounts for Schools and Libraries: The "E-Rate" Program and Controversies

Description: This report addresses the controversial issues surrounding the E-rate program's implementation and subsequent legislative measures introduced to address these issues. An additional issue, concern that minors may gain access to "inappropriate" material through the Internet has also had an impact on the E-rate program.
Date: November 10, 2004
Creator: Gilroy, Angele A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Teacher Recruitment and Retention: Federal, State, and Local Programs

Description: The recruitment and retention of a high-quality teaching force is critical to the future success of our nation's school system. To address this issue, a wide range of programs have been put into place at the federal, state, and local levels in recent years. This report is to review the range of these efforts nationwide and provide a context for the issues that may yet arise during HEA reauthorization.
Date: January 7, 2005
Creator: Kuenzi, Jeffrey J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Education Finance Incentive Grants Under ESEA Title I

Description: This report estimates the amount of funds that will be awarded to each state according to the formula, and also describes how the grants reward states that have education finance systems with characteristics favored by the formula.
Date: January 28, 2002
Creator: Smole, David P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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21st Century Community Learning Centers: Background and Funding

Description: This report summarizes the reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) which contains the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program. The report covers the history of the ESEA as well as what is new in the reauthorization. Moreover, the report includes how grants are selected now, and the new focus of the program which is now exclusively for after-school-hours activities for children.
Date: February 5, 2008
Creator: McCallion, Gail
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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