No Child Left Behind. Spring 2002 Workshops United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Introduction. Re-authorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act for 6 years. Provides for flexibility with accountability. Materials.
Spring 2002 Workshops
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
New authority for public schools:
Flexibility and Transferability of Funds
The Uniform Provisions require:
Programs covered by the uniform provisions are:
Most educationally needy are served first if funds are limited.
Educational need is determined in consultation between public and private school officials:
NOT povertyEligibility for Services
Thorough analysis of the views of private school officials re: third party provider.
Written explanation if third party request not honored.
Professional development and parental involvement activities.
Consultation must be documented through sign-off.
Sign-off only if satisfied with consultationConsultation (cont.)
Training for reading tutors
Providing assistance to parents to help them support their child’s reading
Private school students and teachers within participating LEA or school attendance areas must be offered equitable participation
Location of school or residence of studentReading First: Additional Activities
Allocated in proportion to Title I funds.
Grants from states to eligible partnerships comprised of LEA, CBO, IHE, or another public or non-profit agency.
Federal share in year one is no more than 90%; continues to decrease.
Serve parents of children birth through age 7 eligible for adult literacy or school age.
Target areas with high levels of poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, Title I, LEP, public assistance, victims of domestic violenceEven Start Family Literacy
States, and in turn localities, receive funding by formula, based on the total number of public and private school students and the number of those children below the poverty line
Schools must certify that they have in place and are enforcing an Internet protection policy that includes the operation of a technology protection measure on any computer with Internet access.
*Not born in U.S. or native language not English
*Difficulties in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding English may deny ability to achieve to proficient level, ability to achieve in English-language classroom, or opportunity to participate fully in society.
attain English proficiency
Develop high levels of academic achievement
Meet challenging standards
Activities to increase English proficiency
High quality professional development
Create community and family participation programsLanguage Acquisition—Purpose and Activities