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 December 31, 2001
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.