Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended (ESEA) provides financial assistance to local education 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.
For the 2021-2022 school year, all students who have greater than 45% of their students receiving Free-and-Reduced Lunch qualify for Title I funding. For the 2022-2023 school year, all schools who have greater than 47% of their students receiving Free-and Reduced Lunch qualify for Title I funding.
The purpose of Title II, Part A is to increase the academic achievement of all students by helping schools and districts improve teacher and principal quality. This includes teacher preparation and qualifications of new teachers, recruitment and hiring, induction, professional development, and retention. In addition, Title IIA funds may be used to improve the skills and knowledge of principals for effective school leadership.
Title III is a part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA). The purpose of Title III is to help ensure that English learners (ELs) attain English language proficiency and meet state academic standards.
Provides students with a well-rounded education including programs such as college and career counseling, STEM, arts, civics and International Baccalaureate/Advanced Placement. Supporting safe and healthy students with comprehensive school mental health, drug and violence prevention, training on trauma-informed practices, and health and physical education. Supporting the effective use of technology that is backed by professional development, blended learning and ed tech devices.
Title VI is designed to ensure that American Indian, Native Hawaiian and Alaska Native students meet challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards, as well as meet the unique culturally related needs.
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the McKinney-Vento Act ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness including the following: right to immediate enrollment, right to attend school of origin, right to receive transportation, rights to services comparable to those received by household schoolmates including educational services, and the right to attend school along with children not experiencing homelessness.