Cover: Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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 2002

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

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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