ESFL

(redirected from Even Start Family Literacy)
AcronymDefinition
ESFLFEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Emergency Support Function #4 Administrative Support
ESFLEntidades Sem Fins Lucrativos (Portuguese: Nonprofit Entities)
ESFLEven Start Family Literacy (Department of Public Instruction; Madison, WI)
ESFLElementary School Foreign Language
ESFLEast Sussex Football League (UK)
ESFLEnglish Senior Flag League (American football league; UK)
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instructor for the Even Start Family Literacy Program in Randolph County.
Robinson, "Literacy engagement and parental development through Even Start family literacy participation," Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, vol.
The largest K-12 cuts are in literacy, where the $250 million Striving Readers program and the $67 million Even Start family literacy initiative were zeroed out.
The Even Start Family Literacy Program (Even Start), first authorized in 1989 as part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), in July 1991 was amended when Congress passed the National Literacy Act, lowering the age of children served from age one to birth and allowing community-based organizations to receive grants.
A description of the program in Guide to Quality: Even Start Family Literacy Program states, "Even Start services are comprehensive, and the expectation is that all participants will actively and consistently participate in all program components" (2001, p.
The Even Start Family Literacy Program was established in 1989 to help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy for low-income families, by improving the literacy skills of parents and their young children.
Phi Kappa Phi funds will purchase books and materials for literacy kits that parents will develop during parenting classes provided by the Clay County, Indiana, Even Start Family Literacy Program.
This paper reviews four major initiatives to improve early reading and literacy programs in the U.S.: (1) Title One Reading, (2) Reading Excellence Act, (3) Even Start Family Literacy Program, and (4) Leave No Child Behind Act.
From 1995 to 1997 its Planning and Evaluation Service awarded 51 contracts to study the effects of federally sponsored programs, of which 5 involved randomized field trials on programs like Upward Bound, the Even Start Family Literacy Program, and the School Dropout Demonstration Assistance Program.
The Head Start and Even Start Family Literacy programs have sought to improve the educational and economic outcomes for millions of disadvantaged children and their families.
For the past three and a half years, the Collier County affiliate of the national Even Start Family Literacy Program has worked with families in Immokalee, helping parents gain language skills, find community connections and services, and learn parenting and job skills, while also providing what is, for many of the children, their first positive educational experiences.