Federal Programs

  • Title I- Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged

    This program provides financial assistance through State educational agencies to local educational agencies and public schools with high numbers or percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards. Title I funds generally offer special instructional space, additional teachers and aides, opportunities for professional development for school staff, extra time for teaching students the skills they need, a variety of supplementary teaching methods, an individualized program for students, and additional teaching material which supplement regular instruction.

     

    Title II - High Quality Teachers and Principals

    Title II, Part A funds may be used to support the effective recruitment, selection, and hiring of the most promising educators.  Funds are also dedicated to increasing academic achievement by improving teacher and principal capacity and providing evidence based, high quality professional development for teachers and administrators.  

     
     
    Title III- Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students
     

    The purpose of these funds is to promote high quality education for English Language Learners by ensuring that limited English proficient children, including immigrant children and youth, master English and meet the same rigorous standards for academic achievement as all children are expected to meet, including meeting challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards by developing high-quality language instruction educational programs.

     

    Title IV- Student Support and Academic Enrichment

    Title IV, Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grants are intended to improve students’ academic achievement by increasing the capacity of States, LEAs, schools, and local communities to:

    1. provide all students with access to a well-rounded education,
    2. improve school conditions for student learning, and
    3. improve the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students. (ESEA section 41​01).