Federal Programs Title I, Title II, Title III, Migrant and Private Non-Profit (PNP)
The purpose of Title I, Part A [funding] 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.
The purpose of Title II, Part A is to provide grants 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; and hold local educational agencies and schools accountable for improvements in student academic achievement.
The purpose of Title III, Part A is to ensure that children who are English language learners (ELLs), including immigrant children and youth, attain English language proficiency, reach high levels of academic achievement, and meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards all children are expected to meet.
The purpose of the Migrant Education Program (MEP) is to support the state and local programs that meet the special educational needs of the migratory children of farmworkers (including migratory daily workers and fishermen as identified in the district). Migrant funded districts are trained in the areas of concern as identified by the U.S. Office of Migrant Education (OME), which include:
- Educational Continuity
- Instructional Time
- School Engagement
- Educational Support in the Home
- Access to Services
The purpose of Private Non-Profit (PNP) is to provide equitable Title I, Title II, and Title III services to private non-profit schools that are compliant with federal and state guidance. Italy ISD is part of the Region 10 PNP Cooperative and they act as a liaison between IISD and private non-profit schools.