Title I

Federal Asked About Race, Biden Talked Record Players. Here's a Quick Primer on the 'Word Gap'
Former Vice President Joe Biden caused some eyebrow raising when, in answering a debate question about race, he mentioned record players and the number of words a young child hears at home. Here's some background on the word gap.
Evie Blad, September 13, 2019
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Federal How Does Title I Aid Stack Up State to State?
The annual list of how much states get in the way of federal Title I funding is released by the Congressional Research Service.
Andrew Ujifusa, April 30, 2019
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Federal Federal Education Aid: State Winners, Losers
Federal education funding is on the rise—but there are disparities in which states are reaping the most benefits.
Andrew Ujifusa, December 11, 2018
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Every Student Succeeds Act Where Do States Line Up On Aid for Title I, Title II?
The U.S. Department of Education has released state-by-state spending estimates for key programs based on the fiscal 2018 spending bill President Donald Trump signed last month.
Andrew Ujifusa, May 1, 2018
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Federal Inside ESSA Plans: What Are States Doing About Goals and Timelines?
States' timelines under the Every Student Succeeds Act range from five to 15 years, and goals vary from modest annual improvements to 100 percent proficiency targets.
Stephen Sawchuk, September 25, 2017
4 min read
Every Student Succeeds Act States Adjust Course on School Turnaround Districts
The new school year brings changes for states that are starting—or, in at least one case, dropping—state-directed efforts to improve some of their lowest-performing schools.
Daarel Burnette II, September 5, 2017
6 min read
School Choice & Charters Proposed K-12 Cuts Could Hit Charter, Private Schools
Programs to help improve teacher quality and boost after-school programs are on the Trump administration’s budget hit list and have a footprint beyond just traditional public schools.
Alyson Klein, April 5, 2017
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Federal Ed. Sec. John B. King: My Successor Should Be Committed to Kids' Civil Rights
U.S. Secetary of Education John King told reporters Thursday that he wants to ensure a smooth transition for the incoming Trump administration.
Alyson Klein, November 17, 2016
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Every Student Succeeds Act Critics Pan Proposed ESSA Spending Rules
The U.S. Department of Education's proposed rules for how states and districts spend federal money for disadvantaged students under the Every Student Succeeds Act is under siege both by members of Congress and by state schools superintendents.
Andrew Ujifusa, November 15, 2016
5 min read
Shawn Poynter for Education Week
Principal Thomas Fuhrman at Jere Whitson Elementary in Cookeville, Tenn., helps 3rd grader Fabiana Sebastian-Juan complete a reading lesson.
Shawn Poynter for Education Week
Every Student Succeeds Act Loosening the Reins on Federal Improvement Aid
The Every Student Succeeds Act has state and local officials looking for creative ways to use federal funds to boost school improvement.
Andrew Ujifusa, September 27, 2016
6 min read
Every Student Succeeds Act New ESSA Spending Regulations Proposed
The draft rules appear to give districts and states added flexibility in ensuring federal funds for low-income students don't replace state and local dollars.
Alyson Klein & Andrew Ujifusa, September 6, 2016
5 min read
Every Student Succeeds Act Your Cheat Sheet: Where We Stand as New Draft ESSA Funding Rules Approach
The funding rule in question deals with the ESSA requirement that federal funding supplement, and not supplant, state and local funding.
Andrew Ujifusa, July 18, 2016
8 min read
Every Student Succeeds Act Opinion Four Ways to Protect Vulnerable Students Under ESSA
The language of the Every Students Succeeds Act could shortchange students in Title I schools, writes Teach Plus Executive Vice President Alice Johnson Cain.
Alice Johnson Cain, July 15, 2016
4 min read
Federal Senate Panel OKs Tiny Hikes for Key K-12 Grants, $300 Million for ESSA Block Grant
School districts and states wouldn't see big increases to special education aid or Title I funding for disadvantaged students under a spending bill approved Tuesday.
Alyson Klein, June 7, 2016
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