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Title I

The Purpose of Title I:

“…to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards…”

                                               -from Every Student Succeeds Act  (ESSA) 2015

 

The Goals of Title I:

  •      Increase academic achievement
  •      Provide direct instructional support to students
  •      Provide professional development to teachers
  •      Narrow achievement gap of subgroups
  •      Promote parent education
  •      Develop parent engagement

 

Important section in Elementary & Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1963:

  •      Provides supplemental federal funds.
  •      Serves educational needs of low-achieving students in highest-poverty schools.

 

Allocation of Title I Funds based on:

  •       NSLP Eligibility–at least 50% of students eligible for free/reduced price meal; and
  •       CalWORKS

 

Schools receiving Title I funds must maintain a School Site Council (SSC) to advise the school for all programs funded through the federal funds’ ConApp.

 

For more information on the School Site Council, click here.

 

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