An Update on Federal Education Statutes

Russo, Charles J.
October 2006
School Business Affairs;Oct2006, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p32
This article presents changes in several federal education statutes in the U.S. The reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 includes the requirement for local educational agencies to take steps to improve academic achievement among students who are economically disadvantaged. The U.S. Supreme Court applied the concept of the Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 in cases involving sexual harassment in school settings.


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