Federal program funds are used to upgrade the entire educational program by providing resources to improve the quality of instruction and improve student academic achievement for ALL. Currently, funds are used to provide smaller class sizes, textbooks, supplemental instructional programs and curriculum, supplemental materials and supplies, credit recovery, summer school, and professional development.
The following federal programs, established by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 and reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (2015), are administered by Ada Public Schools.
Title I, Part A: Schoolwide programs 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. (Title I, Part A, ESSA 1001)
Title II, Part A: The purpose is to increase student achievement consistent with the challenging State academic standards, improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders; increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools; and provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders. (Title II, Part A, ESSA 2001)
Title III, Part A: The purpose of this program is to ensure that English learners, including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency and meet the same challenging State academic standards that all children are expected to meet. (Title III, Part A, ESSA 3102)
Title IV, Part A: The goals are 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 IV, Part A, ESSA 4001)
Title V, Part B (RLIS): This program is designed to assist rural districts in using federal resources more effectively to improve the quality of instruction and student academic achievement. (Title V, Part B, ESSA 5202)
Title VI Indian Education: The purpose of the this program is to help meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Native student, so that such students can meet the same challenging state student academic achievement standards as all other students. For more information see the Indian Education tab on our website. (Title VI, ESSA 6102)
Title VII Impact Aid: The purpose is to assist school districts that have lost property tax revenue due to the presence of tax-exempt Federal property, or that have experienced increased expenditures due to the enrollment of federally connected children, including children living on Indian lands, military bases, low-rent housing properties, or other Federal properties and to a lesser extent, concentrations of children who have parents in the uniformed services or employed on eligible Federal properties who do not live on Federal property. (Title VII, ESSA 7001)
Title IX, Part A: The purpose is to ensure that each child of a homeless individual and each homeless youth have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as provided to other children and youth. For more information see our Homeless Education tab on our website. (Title IX, Part A, ESSA 9101)