Achieving the National Education Goals, Goal 1: All Children in America Will Start School Ready to Learn
Designed to inform people involved in education reform of the myriad of programs and resources available from the federal government to support each of the National Education Goals. The effectiveness of local efforts can be strengthened if reformers are informed of the funding and technical resources that are available. Includes programs of U.S. Dept. of Agriculture; Defense; Air Force; Education; Health and Human Services; Housing and Urban Development; Justice; National Endowment for the Arts; National Endowment for the Humanities; National Science Foundation; Institute of Museum Services; and the Smithsonian.
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Page iii - ... and the number of low-birthweight babies will be significantly reduced through enhanced prenatal health systems.
Page iii - Every parent in the United States will be a child's first teacher and devote time each day to helping such parent's preschool child learn, and parents will have access to the training and support parents need.
Page iii - ... Senate version of this bill. This legislation recognizes one of the most urgent and continuing needs in the field of alcoholism ; namely, that of coordination at the highest level of various programs in this field. When this act is implemented it should go a long way to taking the fractionated pieces at the Federal, State, and local levels, in the public and private sectors, and making a meaningful sum of disparate, unrelated and often competitive parts. This legislation recognizes the importance...
Page 20 - Every parent in America will be a child's first teacher and devote time each day helping his or her preschool child learn; parents will have access to the training and support they need.
Page 18 - The purpose of this section is to develop and implement new comprehensive, coherent, and successful bilingual education or special alternative instructional programs for limited English proficient students...
Page iii - By the year 2000, all children in America will start school ready to learn.
Page 17 - Federal share of the cost of providing family-centered education projects to help parents become full partners in the education of their children, to assist children In reaching their full potential as learners, and to provide literacy trainIng for their parents.
Page 24 - For the purpose of encouraging and enabling each State to develop and establish, or expand, and to operate a program of family preservation services and community-based family support services...
Page vi - ... are appropriate for use in culturally and linguistically diverse communities, based on model elements of school readiness; (3) monitor and evaluate early childhood assessments, including the ability of existing assessments to provide valid information on the readiness of children for school; and (4) monitor and report on the long-term collection of data on the status of young children to improve policy and practice, including the need for new sources of data necessary to assess the broad range...