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Title I

Title I is a federal program that provides funds to school districts and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children who are disadvantaged to support a variety of services. 

Its overall purpose 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 assessments.

 

 

 

Program Elements

Critical program elements include:

  • Needs assessment and program plan design
  • Parent involvement
  • High-quality teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Coordination of services for homeless students
  • Support for Title I Program Focus and Priority Schools
  • Comparability