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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))

Tahlequah Public Schools is dedicated to providing all the district’s children a safe and quality education.  Homelessness, or Displacement, causes serious barriers to education.  It is this district’s goal to identify and serve students with these barriers, giving every district student the resources necessary for a high quality education.  Please contact the School Based Social Workers or the Homeless Liaison for information on this program.

District Displaced Youth Committee

  • Tanya Jones – Executive Director of Federal & Ste Programs and Grants  918-458-4100 X1019
  • Nikki Molloy – Family & Community Engagement Director/Homeless Liaison  918 458-4198
  • Myra Reed – DHS School Based Social Worker  918-458-4150 X1222
  • Sara Jordan – Social Services Specialist 918-458-4110
  • Vanessa Willard – Enrollment Clerk 918-458-4100 X1002

Visit the National Center for Homeless Education for more information.

Related Documents

Title Programs District Committee 2020-21 (Title IA, IC, II-A, III-A, IV-A, RLIS, IX-A, IDEA)

  • Tanya Jones - Ex Dir of Federal & State Programs and Grants
  • DeAnn Mashburn - Ex Dir of Secondary/Personnel
  • Anita Lightcap - Ex Dir of Elementary/EL Programs
  • Susan Vanzant - Special Ed Director
  • Nikki Molloy - Family & Community Engagement Dir/Homeless
  • Marissa McCoy - Elementary Admin Rep
  • Polly Winburn - EL/Migrant/Immigrant Rep
  • Kristin Stark - EC Admin Rep
  • Abby Keys - Middle School Rep
  • Sherry Yount - High School Rep
  • Kaylynn Davis - Parent
  • Sabrina Garner - Parent
  • Lydia McAlvain - Student
  • Mark Vance - Tribal Rep

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