Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Recent Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Schools

Published in: Evaluation Brief / Sheila Nataraj Kirby et al. (Washington, D. C.: Dept. of Education, Planning and Evaluation Service, Aug. 2002), p. 1-13

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2002

by Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Jennifer Sloan McCombs, Sheila E. Murray, Scott Naftel, Mark Berends

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Since its inception under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in 1965, the Title I program has provided high-poverty schools funding for services to assist low-achieving children. Title I promotes increasing the amount and quality of learning time; data-driven decisionmaking; providing an enriched and accelerated curriculum; and adopting strategies to increase parental involvement. This brief examines services provided by Title I schools.

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