Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Title IV: An institution that has a written agreement with the Secretary of Education that allows the institution to participate in any of the Title IV federal student financial assistance programs (other than the State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) and the National Early Intervention Scholarship and Partnership (NEISP) programs.
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According to Lange (1991), Departments of World Languages and Literature must take part in the recruitment of persons of color for preparation as teachers of language. In order that persons of color be fairly and appropriately represented as teachers and administrators in the public schools, DWLLs need to take bold and immediate action in cooperation with the education department or college. If we wish to improve education in this country, we must provide appropriate role models for all students, including students of color. Those role models must come from within the populations of persons of color: African-American, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American. A cooperative plan among departments of education, DWLLs, and the community, which needs to begin immediately , could be composed of the following elements:
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