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Department of EducationSCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMSFiscal Year 2008 Budget RequestCONTENTSPage
Appropriations Language....................................................................................................C-1
 
Analysis of Language Provisions and Changes..................................................................C-2
 
Amounts Available for Obligation........................................................................................C-4
 
Obligations by Object Classification....................................................................................C-5
 
Summary of Changes.........................................................................................................C-6
 
Authorizing Legislation........................................................................................................C-8
 
Appropriations History.......................................................................................................C-10
 
Significant Items in FY 2007 Appropriations Reports........................................................C-11
 
Summary of Request........................................................................................................C-12
 
Improving teacher quality:Improving teacher quality State grants..................................................................C-15
 
Early childhood educator professional development.............................................C-23
 
Mathematics and science partnerships.................................................................C-27
 
Educational technology State grants...........................................................................C-31
 
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Century community learning centers....................................................................C-37
 
State grants for innovative programs..........................................................................C-43
 
Javits gifted and talented education............................................................................C-48
 
Foreign language assistance......................................................................................C-51
 
State assessments......................................................................................................C-55
 
Education for homeless children and youths..............................................................C-63
 
Education for Native Hawaiians..................................................................................C-68
 
Alaska Native education equity...................................................................................C-72
 
Training and advisory services....................................................................................C-75
 
Rural education...........................................................................................................C-79
 
Supplemental education grants...................................................................................C-87
 
Comprehensive centers..............................................................................................C-90
 
State Tables......................................................................................................................C-96
 
 
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS
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Appropriations language
For carrying out school improvement activities authorized by title II, part B of title IV,subpart 9 of part D of title V, and parts A and B of title VI of the Elementary and SecondaryEducation Act of 1965 (``ESEA''); the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act; section 203 ofthe Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002; the Compact of Free Association AmendmentsAct of 2003; and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, $4,698,276,000, of which $3,158,151,000 shallbecome available on July 1, 2008, and remain available through September 30, 2009,
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and ofwhich $1,435,000,000 shall become available on October 1, 2008, and shall remain availablethrough September 30, 2009,
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for academic year 2008-2009: Provided, That $411,630,000 shallbe for State assessments and related activities authorized under sections 6111 and 6112 of theESEA:
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Provided further, That $56,256,000 shall be available to carry out section 203 of theEducational Technical Assistance Act of 2002:
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Provided further, That $23,755,000 shall beavailable to carry out part D of title V of the ESEA:
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Provided further, That no funds appropriatedunder this heading may be used to carry out section 5494 under the ESEA:
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Provided further,That $18,001,000 shall be available to carry out the Supplemental Education Grants program forthe Federated States of Micronesia and for the Republic of the Marshall Islands:
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Providedfurther, That up to 5 percent of these amounts may be reserved by the Federated States ofMicronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to administer the Supplemental EducationGrants programs and to obtain technical assistance, oversight and consultancy services in theadministration of these grants and to reimburse the United States Departments of Labor, Healthand Human Services, and Education for such services.
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NOTESA regular 2007 appropriation for this account had not been enacted at the time the budget was prepared;therefore, this account is operating under a continuing resolution (P.L. 109-289, Division B, as amended). Theamounts included for 2007 in this budget reflect the levels provided by the continuing resolution.Each language provision that is followed by a footnote reference is explained in the Analysis of LanguageProvisions and Changes document which follows the appropriations language.
 
 
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS
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Analysis of Language Provisions and Changes
Language Provision Explanation
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… of which $3,158,151,000 shall becomeavailable on July 1, 2008, and remainavailable through September 30, 2009…This language provides for a portion of fundsto be appropriated on a forward-funded basisfor Improving Teacher Quality State Grants,Mathematics and Science Partnerships, 21
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 Century Community Learning Centers, StateAssessments, Education for HomelessChildren and Youths State Grants, and RuralEducation.
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… and of which $1,435,000,000 shallbecome available on October 1, 2008, andshall remain available through September 30,2009…This language provides that a portion offunds for Improving Teacher Quality StateGrants is available in on an advance-fundedbasis.
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Provided, That $411,630,000 shall be forState assessments and related activitiesauthorized under sections 6111 and 6112 ofthe ESEA:
 
This language earmarks the amountrequested for the State Assessmentsprogram at a level that would require Statesto comply with the Title I assessmentrequirements.
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Provided further, That $56,256,000 shall beavailable to carry out section 203 of theEducational Technical Assistance Act of2002:
 
This language earmarks funds for theComprehensive Centers program.
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Provided further, That $23,755,000 shall beavailable to carry out part D of title V of theESEA:
 
This language earmarks funds for theForeign Language Assistance program.
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Provided further, That no fundsappropriated under this heading may be usedto carry out section 5494 under the ESEA:
 
This language prohibits funds appropriatedfor the Foreign Language Assistanceprogram from being used for ElementarySchool Foreign Language Incentive Grants.
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Provided further, That $18,001,000 shall beavailable to carry out the SupplementalEducation Grants program for the FederatedStates of Micronesia and for the Republic ofthe Marshall Islands:
 
This language earmarks funds forSupplemental Education Grants to theFederated States of Micronesia and theRepublic of the Marshall Islands.

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