Title I, Part A

Title I is a federally funded program, part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. ESEA was reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (EESA). Title I provides supplemental funding for resources to help schools, with high concentrations of students from low-income families, provide a high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the state’s student performance standards. Title I, Part A supports schools in implementing either a school wide program or a targeted assistance program. These programs must use effective methods and instructional strategies that are grounded in scientifically based research. The program is designed to accomplish four primary goals

  • Provide supplementary education to students eligible for services;

  • Provide additional funding to schools and districts serving high concentrations of children from low-income families;

  • Focus educators on the needs of special student populations; and

  • Improve the academic achievement of eligible students, reduce performance gaps between advantaged and disadvantaged students, and assist eligible students in meeting high academic standards.

Title II, Part A—Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting Fund

The purpose and intent of this program is to provide financial assistance to the LEAs to do the following:

  • Increase student academic achievement through improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classrooms and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools

  • Hold LEAs and schools accountable for improving student achievement

Title III, Part A—English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement

Aims to ensure that English Learners and immigrant students attain English proficiency and develop high levels of  academic achievement in English

Title IV, Part A—Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program

Areas of focus for this grant area are as follows:  well-rounded education, student health and safety, and support effective use of technology.

In accordance with federal regulations, an entity planning to submit a federal grant application must afford a reasonable opportunity for public comment on the application that is submitted to the Texas Education Agency for approval. The following are the federal grants Klein ISD submitted for approval for the 2022-23 school year. Klein ISD always welcomes comments or questions concerning any of the grants listed below through the Klein ISD Family Feedback link.

Title I, Part A provides supplemental resources to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families acquire the knowledge and skills in the state content standards and to meet the state student performance standards.
(Amount awarded: $11,492,176.00)

Title II, Part A is to increase student achievement through improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in classrooms and highly qualified principals in schools.
(Amount Awarded: $1,639,269.00)

Title III, Part A ELA is to develop programs for limited English proficient students to attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment, and meet the state content standards and student achievement standards.
(Amount Awarded: ($972,229.00)

Title IV, Part A is to improve students’ academic achievement by providing all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the use of technology. (Amount Awarded: ($680,415.00)

Betsy Maldonado Haisler
Director of State & Federal Programs
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Mrs. Lisa Bruton
Coordinator - State & Federal Programs
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Mrs. Heather Cunningham
Specialist - Federal Programs
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Ms. Deaundrea Davis
Specialist - Federal Programs
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