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Reading First   A bold new national initiative aimed at helping every child in every state become a successful reader....  
School to Work Opportunities Act (STWOA)  In July 1994, Congress passed the School to Work Opportunities Act (STWOA). STWOA allocated funds to establish statewide partnerships designed to enable...  
State Legalization Impact Assistance Grant (SLIAG)  The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 contains a provision which provides educational assistance to states, known as the State Legalization...  
Supplemental Services   Students from low-income families who are attending schools that have been identified as in need of improvement for two years will be eligible to receive...  
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)  The TANF program was created by the Welfare Reform Law of 1996. TANF became effective July 1, 1997, and replaced what was then commonly known as welfare:...  
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet   THOMAS provides the full-text of both House and Senate Legislation and the Congressional Record. Other searchable legislative resources include: House...  
Title I Helping Disadvantaged Students Meet High Standards   Title I: Helping Disadvantaged Students Meet High Standards (formerly Chapter 1) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 as amended...  
Title II Eisenhower Professional Development Program   Eisenhower Professional Development Program, authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title II, as amended. The purposes of...  
Title IX Education Amendments of 1972   Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 bars gender discrimination in education facilities that receive federal funding. Title IX cases, which historically...  
Title VI Civil Rights Act of 1964   Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities that receive...  
Title VII Bilingual Education Act   Title VII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is a federal program to make limited-proficient students proficient at the English language...  
Unit Rate   The amount of federal funds under the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act that are available to an applicant agency for each 100 student hours of...  
Vocational Education Act of 1963 (VEA)  VEA was a significant federal act of the 1960s addressing the need for vocational training. The act focused on vocational training and retraining for...  
Work Incentive Program 1967 (WIN)  The Work Incentive Program 1967 (WIN) was established under P.L. 90-248 as the Social Security Amendment of 1967. It established employability training...  
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) reauthorized the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) which provides funding to states...  
Workforce Investment Act (WIA)  The federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 (P.L. 105-220) provides the framework for a national workforce preparation and employment system. This...  
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