Title I, Part A
The largest federal program aiding elementary and secondary education. Schools with 40 percent or more low-income students can use Title I, Part A funds to support schoolwide programs. Schools with less than 40 percent low-income students must use the funds on targeted assistance programs that serve low-achieving students.
Title II, Part A Teacher Quality
Aims to improve teacher and principal quality through recruitment and professional development. To recruit high quality teachers and staff. For professional development that increases educators’ capacity to implement prevention-related services.
Title III, Part A English Language Aquisition
Aims to improve and enhance the education of ELL and immigrant students by helping them attain proficiency. To increase English language proficiency and student achievement. To increase the abilities of staff to improve ELL instruction and assessment. Funds can be used to supplement programs and initiatives on developing English proficiency.
Title IV, Part B 21st Century Learning
Also called the 21st Century Community Learning Center programs. To provide academic enrichment opportunities to help students (particularly from low performing schools) meet state education standards.
IDEA Part B Special Education
Supports the needs of students with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 21. All students receiving funds must have an IEP. To supplement state and local resources to support students with disabilities, strengthen their education, and improve outcomes. Recipients must comply with statutory and regulatory requirements.