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Federal Programs

Federal Programs

Federal Programs include funding that comes from the federal government rather than state and local governments. 

Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Education Agencies –  “The purpose of this subpart is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging State academic achievement standards and State academic assessments.” (Title I, Part A, ESSA § 1001)

Title II, Part A –  Supporting Effective Instruction- The purpose of this subpart is to increase student achievement consistent with the challenging State academic standards; improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders; increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools; and provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders.” (Title II, Part A, ESSA § 2001)

Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Enrichment - “The purpose of this subpart is to improve students’ academic achievement by increasing the capacity of States, local educational agencies, 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.” (Title IV, Part A, ESSA § 4001)

Title V, Part B – REAP-Flex/RLIS – “The purpose of this subpart is to address the unique needs of rural school districts that frequently (1) lack the personnel and resources needed to compete effectively for Federal competitive grants; and (2) receive formula grant allocations in amounts too small to be effective in meeting their intended purposes.” (Title V, Part B, ESSA § 5202)

Title X, Part A – Homeless Children & Youths -The purpose of this subpart is to ensure that each child of a homeless individual and each homeless youth have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as provided to other children and youth.” (Title IX, Part A,  ESSA §9101)