Each spring the district makes application for available federal grant funds to support the education of students. As a part of this application, the district is required to contact each home-based education program to determine if the program wishes to participate in the services to be provided by the grant funds. Listed below are the federal fund programs and a brief description of the services provided.
Title I, Part A: Purpose of the program is to help at-risk students meet challenging content and performance standards in the area of reading and mathematics.
Title II, Part A: Purpose of the program is to increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools.
Title III: Purpose of the program is to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students, including immigrant children, develop English proficiency and meet the same academic content and achievement standards as other students are expected to meet.
Perkins: Purpose of the program is to provide secondary and post-secondary students the opportunity to receive vocational and technical training.
IDEA VI-B Flow through and 619 Preschool: Services available include the identification and evaluation of students with disabilities and access to special education classes and services.
21st Century Community Learning Centers: Purpose of the program is to provide quality before and after school and summer enrichment opportunities that engage students and link to the regular-school day.
If you are interested in participating in any of the above programs, please contact the curriculum office. Feel free to contact me at any time with any questions or concerns you may have regarding the programs addressed in this letter at 789-7571 ext. 1020. As a friendly reminder, no funds can be paid directly to the private or home school.
Doug Rigby & Joseph Ingalls
Assistant Superintendents of Curriculum