Title I school-wide funds provide reading support for schools who maintain 40% or more economically disadvantaged population. The purpose of the Title I program is to elevate the educational needs of economically disadvantaged students who may not have the same opportunities as those students who are economically advantaged.
It is part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (formally known as No Child Left Behind)
Reading Support Program Description:
Title I, Part A –
The Elementary and Secondary Act provides funding to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families by providing a high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the state’s student performance standards. Alvin ISD has 16 campuses identified as Title I, Part A School-wide campuses. These programs must use effective methods and instructional strategies that are grounded in scientifically based research.
Title III, Part A –
Title III, Part A aims to ensure that English language learner and immigrant students attain English language proficiency and meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet. It serves as a supplement to Title I, Part A funding.