Title I earmarks funds to improve basic programs and ensure economically and socially disadvantaged students receive equal opportunity for access to a quality education. Examples of programs eligible include academic support for low performing students, aditional teachers and paraprofessionals tha tfocus on mathematics and English language arst support.
Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended (ESEA) provides financial assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Consistent with the United Stated Department of Education (USDOE) approved Every Student succeeds Act (ESSA), all Focus Districts are required to develop a District Comprehensive Improvement Plan (DCIP) that details how the district poans to improve instruction and identify the needs of the Focus Schools.
A Local Education Agency (school) must develop and implement procedures for receiving and acting on complaints from parents or other persons in parental relation to students in Title I Priority and Focus Schools, including a timeline for handling complaints.
Title I and Foster Youth