Title Program Information
Title I, Part A-Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Education Agencies
“The purpose of this title 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, § 1001).
Title I, Part C-The Migrant Education Program (MEP)
"The purpose is to improve education programs for migratory children. These grants assist States in improving educational opportunities for migratory children to help them succeed in the regular school program, meet the same State academic content and student academic achievement standards that all children are expected to meet, and graduate from high school.” (Title I, Part C, § 1301)
Title I, Part A & D, Neglected and Delinquent
“It is the purpose of this part to improve educational services for children and youth in local and State institutions for neglected or delinquent children and youth so that such children and youth have the opportunity to meet the same challenging State academic achievement standards and State academic assessments that all children in the State are expected to meet.” (Title I, Part D, § 1401).
Title II, Part A- Improving Teacher and Principal Quality State Grants
“The purpose of Title II, Part A is to increase the academic achievement of all students by helping schools and LEAs improve teacher and principal quality and ensure that all teachers are highly qualified and effective.” Agencies that receive funds are held accountable to the public for improvements in academic achievement. Title II, Part A provides agencies with the flexibility to use these funds creatively to address challenges to teacher quality, whether they concern teacher preparation and qualifications of new teachers, recruitment and hiring, induction, professional development, teacher retention, or the need for more capable principals and assistant principals to serve as effective school leaders.” (Title II, Part A, § 2101)
Title III, Part A-English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement
“The purposes of this part are to help ensure that children who are limited English proficient, including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet.” (Title III, Part A, § 3102).
Title VI B REAP-Flex/RLIS
“The purpose of the Rural Education Achievement Program is to address the unique needs of rural school LEAs that frequently lack the personnel and resources needed to compete effectively for federal competitive grants; and receive formula grant allocations in amounts too small to be effective in meeting their intended purposes.” (Title VI, Part B, § 6202)
Title X, Part C-McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act of 2001
“Each State educational agency shall 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 X, Part C, § 721(1))