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E-rate Program

The E-rate Program, formally known as the Schools and Libraries Program, subsidizes broadband connectivity for K-12 educational institutions and libraries across the country, with an emphasis on connecting rural and…

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Early Childhood

Early childhood is the period from birth through age 8. During this span, children grow, learn, and develop more rapidly than at any other time in their lives. See also:…

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Early Head Start

Early Head Start is a federal program that provides educational and home visitation services to children from birth to age 3 and their mothers. In 1995, Congress approved an extension…

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Early Learning in ESEA

Currently, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (known as No Child Left Behind in its current iteration) includes few mentions of early education or of the PreK-3rd grade continuum. Several…

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Education Technology State Grants

Education Technology State Grants provide funds to states and school districts to support technology in elementary and secondary schools. The program was funded at $100 million in 2010. Congress did…

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English Language Acquisition Grants

The English Language Acquisition Grants program provides funds to states and school districts to improve education and English language acquisition of children who do not speak English. It was funded…

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English Language Adult Education

Educational services funded by AEFLA are divided into three distinct programs: 1) Adult Basic Education (ABE) that target adults at very low literacy levels; 2) Adult Secondary Education (ASE) for…

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Extended Loan Repayment Plan

Extended repayment allows borrowers with balances of $30,000 and more to repay over 25 years at fixed or gradually increasing payments. See also: Standard Loan Repayment Plan Consolidation Loan Repayment Plan…