Federal Title Programs
Overview of Title Programs in Taylor County Schools
The Taylor County School District receives federal funds from the following Federal Title Programs.
Title I Part A
The Title I, Part A, purpose is to help ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach proficiency on challenging state academic standards and assessments. As the largest federal program supporting elementary and secondary education, Title I targets these resources to the districts and schools where the needs are greatest.
The purpose of Title II, Part A is to provide grants to school districts for higher education, and eligible partnerships in order 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 to assist local educational agencies and schools with improvements in student academic achievement.
The SSAE grant is intended to improve student academic achievement by increasing the capacity of State educational agencies (SEAs), local educational agencies (LEAs), and local communities 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 V: Rural & Low Income Schools Program (RLIS)
The purpose of this program is to address the unique needs of rural local educational agencies (LEAs). RLIS provides additional resources to assist rural LEAs in increasing student achievement and meet the goals of Title V.
Title IX: Homeless Education Program (HEP)
The McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program is designed to address the problems that homeless children and youth have faced in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school. Under this program, state educational agencies must ensure that each homeless child and youth has equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as other children and youth
For more information contact:
Federal Program Director