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Document Number: 7118

No Child Left Behind Act: Education Actions Needed to Improve Implementation and 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 low-income students enrolled in these schools supplemental educational services (SES), such as tutoring. This report discusses early implementation of SES, including: (1) how SES participation changed in recent years, (2) how providers work with districts to deliver services, (3) how states monitor and evaluate SES and (4) how the U.S. department of education monitors and supports SES implementation. The report recommends that the department of education clarify guidance and disseminate information on promising practices, consider expanding flexibility and clarifying state authority over program design and collect information on district SES expenditures and provide evaluation assistance. Also available are report highlights. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, September 2006) ...

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