This Biennial Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Title III State Formula Grant Program, School Years 2012–14 is the sixth report of states’ self-reported data about English learners (ELs) receiving services in Title III-supported language instruction educational programs (LIEPs). This report is for members of Congress and is available for public use. The biennial report to Congress on the implementation of the Title III state formula grant program provides a snapshot of the status of the U.S. Department of Education’s (the Department’s) efforts to hold states accountable for ensuring that all ELs attain English language proficiency (ELP) and are achieving in the content areas of mathematics and reading/language arts at the same high level set by the states for all students. Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which focuses on the specific goals of serving ELs with effective LIEPs, was first implemented upon the reauthorization of the ESEA by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
Data and Demographics