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Federal Programs

"Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty."  - Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President

The following federal programs, established by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 and reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (2015), are administered by Elmore City-Pernell Public Schools.

Title I, Part A: Schoolwide programs 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: The purpose 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: The goals are to provide all students with access to a well-rounded education, improve school conditions for student learning, and 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: The purpose of the sub part 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 IX, Part A: The purpose 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. For more information see our Homeless Education tab on our website. (Title IX, Part A, ESSA § 9101)

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