Course: Federal Programs Services, Section: Title I-A

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Title I-A

  • Title I-A

    The Purpose of Title I

    The purpose of Title I, Part A is to provide resources to schools and districts to ensure that all children have a fair, equitable, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and close educational achievement gaps.

    Title I, Part A is intended to support LEAs in:

    • Improving teaching by promoting effective instruction for at-risk children and for enriched and accelerated programs;
    • Expanding eligibility of schools for schoolwide programs that serve all children;
    • Encouraging school-based improvement planning;
    • Establishing accountability based on results;
    • Promoting meaningful parent and family engagement;
    • Coordinating with health and social services agencies;
    • Focusing resources on the schools with the highest percentage of students living in poverty.

    ·       To support scientifically-based programs and strategies

    ·       To provide professional development, supporting interventions in reading and math