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Document Number: 7019

No Child Left Behind Act: Education Actions Needed to Improve Local Implementation and State Evaluation of Supplemental Educational Services - NCLB requires districts with schools receiving Title I funds that have not met state performance goals for three consecutive years to offer their low-income students supplemental educational services (SES), such as tutoring. This report examines: (1) how SES participation changed between school years 2003-04 and 2004-05; (2) how SES providers are working with districts to deliver SES; (3) how states are monitoring and evaluating SES; and (4) how the U.S. department of education monitors and supports state implementation of SES. The report recommends that the department of education disseminate information on promising practices used to improve SES implementation, provide states with technical assistance to improve evaluation of SES' effect on student achievement and expand program flexibility where appropriate. Also available are report highlights. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, August 2006) ...


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