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  • The Biennial Evaluation Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Title III State Formula Grant Program for School Years 2008-2010 download files PDF (965 KB)

  • The Biennial Evaluation Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Title III State Formula Grant Program for School Years 2006-2008 download files PDF (2.5 MB)

  • The Biennial Evaluation Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Title III State Formula Grant Program for School Years 2004-2006 download files PDF (4 MB)

  • The Biennial Evaluation Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Title III State Formula Grant Program for School Years 2002-2004 download files PDF (2.8 MB)


The internal and other resources listed below provide useful information on state education agencies, state assessment directors, grant policies, grant guidance and other reference information on and assistance with administering and managing Title III projects, Title VII continuation projects, and other Department of Education grants.

Internal Resources

  • English Learner Tool Kit – Chapter 1: “Tools and Resources for Identifying All English Learners”
    This is the first chapter of the English Learner Tool Kit, which is intended to help state and local education agencies (SEAs and LEAs) in meeting their obligations to English Learners (ELs). This first chapter provides tools and resources for identifying all English Learners. This tool kit should be read in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice’s joint guidance, “English Learner Students and Limited English Proficient Parents,” which outlines SEAs’ and LEAs’ legal obligations to EL students under civil rights laws and other federal requirements. To request the first chapter of the tool kit in an alternate format as a reasonable accommodation, i.e. Braille, large print, CD Rom or audio, please contact Amanda Feliciano by phone, 202-401-1339 or email at Amanda.Feliciano@ed.gov.

OELA PRESENTS: Connecting Research, Practice and Policy Implementation for English Learners Learning Sessions Series:

  • Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
    The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) database, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, contains publications produced or funded by the Department since its creation in 1980 through July 2004. The ERIC online system provides the public with a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966.

  • Grant Information
    A resourceful site offers a wealth of information on grant application announcements, grant forecast of projected deadlines, discretionary application packages, electronic grants, and more.

  • Grant Policy and ED Memorandum to Grantees
    Provides access to Grant Policy Bulletins 2 through 27 on Administrative actions, Excessive Drawdown memoranda.

  • The Department's Guide to Education Programs
    Search ED's programs by Topical Heading, CFDA numbers, and also provides links to other related sources of information including Federal Register Notices, etc.

  • Grant Applications and Other OMB Grants Management Forms
    Access to electronic instructions and forms such as the electronic versions of ED 424, 524 and 524B Parts 1 - 3 and other Grants Management forms can be downloaded in PDF or Word from OMB's Web site.

  • The Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD)
    An integrated system of national and regional service providers networking working as a team to provide high quality assistance and information designed to help states, school districts, and schools improve teaching and learning for all children. The services of this network are administered by ED to advance research, information, and communication about education issues. Some are directly accessible to teachers; others work mainly with local and state education agencies, and can be accessed through district officials.

  • Education Statistics
    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) provides statistics and information showing the condition and progress of education in the United States.

Other Resources

  • National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs (NCELA)
    NCELA is funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA) to collect, analyze, and disseminate information relating to the effective education of linguistically and culturally diverse learners in the U.S.

  • Office for Civil Rights – Information regarding school’s civil rights obligations to English Learner students and limited English proficient parents.

  • Comprehensive Regional Assistance Centers
    Each center provides training and technical assistance to help meet the needs of disadvantaged children served through Department of Education-funded programs and works to coordinate local, state, and federal programs in ways that contribute to improving schools and school systems.

  • Eisenhower Clearinghouse for Math & Science (goENC.com) now offers math and science educators access to about more than 27,000 curriculum resources for K-12 students, as well as, professional development materials for an annual subscription fee.

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