Title I, Part A
Title I, Part A is a part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This Act provides federal funds through the Georgia Department of Education to local educational agencies (LEAs) and public schools with high numbers or percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards.
Title I, Part A – Academic Achievement Awards
The Title I Reward Schools Program recognizes and honors two categories of Reward Schools: Highest-Performing Reward Schools and High-Progress Reward Schools.
Listed below are the Hall County Title I Schools who have received these rewards.
Title I, Part A – Foster Care/Homeless
Foster Care: The Foster Care Program has the responsibility of working closely with local child welfare agencies and local educational agencies to identify children and youth in foster care and to ensure the successful implementation of ESSA provisions.
Homeless: Homeless children and youth must have access to the educational and other services that they need to enable them to meet the same challenging state student academic achievement standards to which all students are held. In addition, homeless students may not be separated from the mainstream school environment.
Title I, Part A – Parent and Family Engagement
Title I, Part A parent and family engagement guidelines are met with meaningful and strategic actions to build parent and school staff capacity as outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015. Our schools and district believe that parents, schools, families, and communities working together can create meaningful partnerships that ultimately lead to significant gains across the board in student achievement.
Title II, Part A Supporting Effective Instruction Grant
The purpose of the Title II, Part A grant is
- to increase student achievement consistent with challenging State academic standards,
- to improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals and other school leaders,
- to increase the number of teachers, principals and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools, and
- to provide low-income and minority student greater access to effective of teachers, principals and other school leaders.
Title III/ESOL Programs
Title III is a federally-funded program that provides eligible Local Education Agencies with funding to supplement services for English learners. The mission of this program includes providing support to international parents and students in becoming an integral part of the school and community.
The Hall County School District serves over 5,200 English Learners with more than 40 languages represented. The district primarily provides language support through the English Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) program to eligible students. ESOL instruction focuses on the development and improvement of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English to increase student academic success.
In addition, students are introduced to the American cultural concepts while being encouraged to value their native language and culture.
Education of Migratory Children
The Education of Migratory Children is a federally funded program designed to support comprehensive educational programs for migrant children (age 3 to 21) to help reduce the educational disruption and other obstacles that result from repeated moves. For information on the qualifying process, please contact ???
Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Enrichment
Authorized in December 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) introduced a new block formula grant under Title IV, Part A with a wide range of allowable uses. Title IV, Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grants are intended to improve students’ academic achievement by increasing the capacity of States, LEAs, schools, 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 (ESEA section 4101).