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I Elementary Schools
What is Title I?
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Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education
Act provides financial assistance to state and local educational
agencies to meet the needs of at-risk children. The goal of Title I is to
provide instructional services and activities to meet the needs of
disadvantaged children identified as failing or most at risk of failing
the state’s challenging performance standards.
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How Will Title I Help My Child?
The Title program will provide your child with
extra educational assistance beyond the regular classroom. In most cases
these additional services will include all or some of the following
Smaller classes or special instructional spaces.
Additional teachers and aides.
Opportunities for professional development for school staff.
Extra time for teaching Title I students the skills they need.
A variety of supplementary teaching methods.
An individualized program for students.
Additional teaching materials which supplement their regular
Do Schools Receive Title I Funds?
The federal government provides funding to each
state. State educational agencies send this money to school districts.
The number of low-income students attending each school is the
determining factor for how much money each school will receive, if any.