TITLE

GOP BillWould Give More Title I Flexibility

AUTHOR(S)
Hoff, David J.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Education Week;6/13/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 41, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a proposed bill that would allow school districts in the U.S. more flexibility with federal funding. The No Child Left Behind Act provides federal grants, half of which can be used for teacher quality, school technology, and Title one programs for disadvantaged students. Senator Howard P. McKeon proposes that one hundred percent of federal funding to schools should be available to support Title 1 efforts.
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