Title 1 Part A Title 1 Part C Title II Part A Title II Part B Title III Part A Title III Part B Title IV Part A Title 1V Part B Title V Part C Title VI Part A Title VII Title VIII CONFUSED?
What Are Title Funds?
Money, which is controlled by the Federal Government!
Allocated in numerous different places!
Who gets the money? Well.. It doesn’t grow on trees. We have to work for it!
Distribution to EDUCATION!
Title I – Part A (Supplemental income for disadvantaged students) Title 1 – Part C (Supplemental income for immigrants ) (We do not currently use Title 1 – Part C)
Title I – Part A
Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended (ESEA) provides financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.
US Department of Education, 8/31/11
Alright.. Who controls who here? Federal Government State Government Public Education Federal Government State Government Public Education
Legislation encourages students to do well in school!
If the state follows the requirements..
The Federal Government will give the state
The state will then give money to public education.
Four Components to Title 1- Part A
1. Basic grants to districts with more than 2 % poverty.
2. Concentration grants with more than 15% poverty.
3. Targeted grants with more than 5% poverty.
4. Education, Finance, Incentive grants with more than 5% poverty.
REMC MI Streamnet, Live Video Event, 2009
Title I – Part A Funds Provide:
Disadvantaged children who are failing in school additional programming, tutoring, computers, etc.. to enhance their academic experience and ability.
Can extend learning time for students.
Improved basic programming .
HOW CAN SCHOOL DISTRICTS USE THIS MONEY??
What the school must provide..
Detailed information about what is provided in each academic area.
Strategies for student achievement.
Strategic blend of strategies used during in-class instructions.
Additional Instructional time.
An assurance statement that all Title 1, Part A paraprofessionals meet the No Child Left Behind requirements.
An assurance statement that all teachers are highly qualified.
Professional development or part of the school improvement plan.
Parent Involvement in school improvement.
Coordination of programs such as, violence prevention, nutrition, adult education, housing, job training, etc..
A description of coordination and integration of Federal, State and Local Programs.
Michigan Dept. of Education, Office of School Improvement, 8/27/09
If we use Title 1- Part A Funds appropriately, our disadvantaged students will have more opportunities leading to a more productive academic experience.