LEA Usage of Fund PPT

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Office of Federal Programs
Allowable Uses of ESEA Funds
October 2014
Title I, Part A – Low Income
Purpose
To provide financial assistance through state educational agencies to local
educational agencies 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.
Uses
•Salaries for Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Tutors
•Professional development
•Educational software
•Computers
•Parental Involvement activities
Prohibited Activity: Supplanting
District Admin : 20% cap (inclusive of indirect cost)
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Title I, Part A – Low Income
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
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Smaller classes or special instructional spaces
Additional teachers and aides
Opportunities for professional development for school staff
Extra time for teaching Title I students the skills they need
A variety of supplementary teaching methods
An individualized program for students
Additional teaching materials which supplement their regular instruction
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Title I, Part A – Low Income
Examples
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Salaries, Benefits, and Travel for Federal Programs Director,
Bookkeeper, Secretary, and Title Teachers
Parent Center Coordinator, Parent Liaison, Instructional Coach,
Academic Tutors
Software (READ 180, CASE 21, CCSS, AIMS Webb, Success Maker,
Lexis Learning, Compass Learning, Stride Academy)
Software (Apex learning, Fastmath, Fraction Nation, Scholastic Do the
Math, Renaissance Learning, Study Island, School Status)
Interactive White Boards, Laptop, Smartboards, Projectors,
Computers, Printers, Chromebooks, Laptop Cart
Teaching Supplies
CCSS Remediation strategies for SATP2/MCT2
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Title I, Part D
Neglected & Delinquent
Purpose
This program is for supplementary educational services that help provide education
continuity for children and youth in state-run institutions for juveniles and in adult
correctional institutions, so that these youth can make successful transitions to
school or employment once they are released from state institutions.
Uses
•Ensuring that Title I services are incorporated into the existing planning process
•Using effective instructional strategies that increase the amount of quality learning
time providing an accelerated high quality curriculum
•Coordinate with and support the regular educational program
•Instruction by highly qualified professional staff
•Professional development
•Strategies to increase parental engagement, including family literacy services
Prohibited Activity: Supplanting
LEA Admin: 20% (cap inclusive of indirect cost)
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Title I, Part D
Neglected & Delinquent
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
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Acquire equipment
Evaluation cost
Hire teachers, aides, educational counselor
Purchase Educational materials, supplies, books, computers, audiovisual equipment
Purchase classroom materials for industrial arts and vocational training
Parental engagement activities
Mentoring and tutoring
Transition services
Drug and alcohol abuse counseling
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Title I, Part D
Neglected & Delinquent
Examples
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GED materials
Program facility administrator and assistant
Supplemental Books
Educational games
Software
Assessment tools
Mentoring services
Teachers
Tutors
Transition coordinators
Health screening
Counseling services
Parental involvement services
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Title I, 1003(a)
Priority and Focus Schools
Purpose
To support schools not meeting adequate yearly progress (AYP)
for multiple years to implement school reform strategies and
make AYP.
Uses
Instruction or to support instruction and initiatives identified in the
school(s) plan.
Prohibited Activity: Supplanting
LEA Admin: $0
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Title I, 1003(a)
Priority and Focus Schools
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
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Costs directly associated developing the required school improvement,
corrective action, and/or restructuring plans
Educational materials, supplies, books, computers, audio-visual equipment
Parental involvement activities
School improvement initiatives, corrective actions, and restructuring
initiatives, required by ESEA.
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Title II, Part A
Improving Teacher Quality
Purpose
To increase the academic achievement of all students helping schools and districts
improve teacher and principal quality and ensure that all teachers are high qualified.
Uses
• To recruit, hire and retain highly qualified teachers and principals
• To provide research-based, high-quality professional development activities
• To provide training activities to enhance the involvement of parents in their
child's education
• To pay the costs of State tests required of new teachers to determine whether
they have subject matter competence and to assist them in meeting State
certification requirements
• To purchase supplies or instructional materials used as part of professional
development activities
• To provide increased opportunities for minorities, individuals with disabilities,
and other individuals underrepresented in the teaching profession
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Title II, Part A
Improving Teacher Quality
Prohibited Activity: Supplanting
LEA Admin: Restricted Indirect Cost Rate
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
• Recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers, principals and
specialist in core academic areas
• Recruiting, hiring and retaining highly qualified teachers and principals
• Professional development activities that improve the knowledge of
teachers and principals
• Carrying out professional development programs that are designed to
improve the quality of principals and superintendents, including the
development and support of academics to help them become
outstanding managers and educational leaders
• Hiring highly qualified teachers in order to reduce class size particularly
in the early grades
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Title II, Part A
Improving Teacher Quality
Examples
• Data Coaching
• Behavior Classroom Management
• Language Essentials for Teacher of Reading and Spelling
• Thinking Maps
• Instructional facilitators
• Instructional specialist
• PLCs
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Title III, Part A – Limited English
Proficiency
Purpose
To ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) children, including
immigrant children and youth, master English and meet the same
rigorous standards for academic achievement as all children are
expected to meet, including meeting challenging State academic
content and student academic achievement standards by developing
high-quality language instruction educational programs.
Uses
•To implement high-quality language instructional programs built on
scientifically based research demonstrating the effectiveness in
increasing English proficiency and student academic achievement in
the core academic subjects
•To provide high-quality professional development
•To annually assess the English proficiency of all LEP students served
by activities carried out under this section
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Title III, Part A – Limited English
Proficiency
Uses continued:
• To upgrade program objectives and effective
instructional strategies;
• To improve the instruction program for LEP children by
identifying, acquiring, and upgrading curricula, instruction
materials, educational software and assessment
procedures;
• Provide tutorials and academic, or vocational and
technical training;
• Provide community participation programs, family
literacy services, and parent outreach and training
activities to LEP children and their families;
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Title III, Part A – Limited English
Proficiency
Uses continued:
• Acquire or develop education technology, including materials
in languages other than English
• Participate in electronic networks for materials, training, and
communication, and incorporating information derived from
such participation in curricula and programs.
Prohibited Activity: Supplanting
LEA Admin: 2%
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Title III, Part A – Limited English
Proficiency
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
• Purchasing instructional material, and educational software
• Upgrading program effective instructional strategies
• Identifying, acquiring, and upgrading curricula and materials
• Providing tutorials and intensified instruction
• Developing and implementing language instruction programs coordinated with
other relevant programs and services
• Providing community participation programs, family outreach, and family literacy
programs
• Improving instruction through educational technology, electronic networks for
materials, training and communication, and incorporating resources into
curricula and programs
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Title III Teacher, Tutor, Consultants, Professional Development, Travel to/from PD
Rosetta Stone, English in a Flash, Software, Computers, IPADs
ELLevations
TESOL fees
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Title III, Part A – Immigrant
Purpose
To assist local educational agencies (LEAs) that experience significant
increases in their student population due to immigration. The term
immigrant children and youth refers to individuals who:
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are aged 3 -21
were not born in any state; and
Have not been attending one or more schools in any one or more States for
more than 3 full academic years.
Uses
• To provide family literacy activities and parent outreach
• To support personnel (teacher aides)
• To provide provisions of tutorials, mentoring and academic or career
counseling for immigrant children and youth
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Title III, Part A – Immigrant
Uses continued:
•For identification and acquisition of curricular materials,
educational software, and technologies to be used in the
program carried out with funds
•For basic instruction services that are directly attributable
to the presence in the school district involved of immigrant
children and youth, including the payment of costs of
providing additional classroom supplies, cost of
transportation, or such other costs as are directly
attributable to such additional basic instruction services
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Title III, Part A – Immigrant
Uses continued:
•Other instruction services that are designed to assist immigrant
children and youth to achieve in elementary schools and
secondary schools in the United States, such as programs of
introduction to the educational system and civics education; and
•Activities, coordinated with community-based organizations,
institutions of higher education, private sector entities, or other
entities with expertise in working with immigrants, to assist
parents of immigrant children and youth by offering
comprehensive community services.
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Title IV, Part B
21st Century Community Learning Centers
Purpose
To create community learning centers that provide academic enrichment
opportunities for children and their families by providing a safe environment for
students when school is not in session.
Uses
• Remedial education activities and academic enrichment learning programs,
including providing additional assistance to students to allow the students to
improve their academic achievement
• Mathematics and science education activities
• Arts and music education activities
• Entrepreneurial education programs
• Tutoring services and mentoring programs
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Title IV, Part B
21st Century Community Learning Centers
Uses continued:
• Programs that provide after-school activities for limited English
proficient students that emphasize language skills and academic
achievement
• Recreational activities
• Telecommunications and technology education programs
• Expanded library service hours
• Programs that promote parental involvement and family literacy
• Programs that provide assistance to students who have been truant,
suspended, or expelled, to allow the students to improve their
academic achievement
• Drug and violence prevention programs, counseling programs, and
character education programs
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Title IV, Part B
21st Century Community Learning Centers
Prohibited Activities
• Construction
• Excessive equipment or software purchases
• Supplanting
LEA Admin: 20%
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Title IV, Part B
21st Century Community Learning Centers
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
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Hiring personnel
Purchasing instructional supplies
Purchasing Equipment
Professional Development
Examples
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Coordinator
Tutors
Snacks
Material for Activities (i.e. culinary arts)
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Title VI, Part B.2 – Rural and Low
Purpose
To address the unique needs of rural school districts that frequently lack the
personnel and resources needed to compete effectively for Federal competitive
grants and receive formula grant allocations in amounts too small to be
effective in meeting their intended purposes.
Uses
•Teacher recruitment and retention
•Professional development
•Educational Technology
•Parental involvement activities
•Activities authorized under the following programs: Safe and Drug Free
Schools and Communities State Grants program, Title I - Part A, and Title III
Prohibited Activity: Supplanting
LEA Admin: Restricted Indirect Cost Rate
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Title VI, Part B.2 – Rural and Low
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
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Signing bonuses and other financial incentives
Software and Hardware
Violence, drugs, alcohol and tobacco prevention programs and activities
Hiring teachers and tutors
Instructional supplies
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Same examples as Title I, Part A
Computers, Software
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Title X, Part C – Homeless Education
Purpose
To provide activities for and services to homeless children and youth including preschoolage children, that enable these children to enroll, attend, and succeed in school.
Uses
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To provide before or after school tutoring, supplemental instruction and enriched
educational activities
To provide evaluations of strengths, needs, eligibility for programs and services
All activities may be provided on school grounds or at other facilities including
sectarian property.
Prohibited Activities:
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Purchasing equipment
Supplanting
LEA Admin: No cap
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Title X, Part C – Homeless Education
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
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Tutoring, supplemental instruction, and enriched educational services
Expedited evaluations of strengths and needs of homeless students (gifted
and talented, disabilities, and EL)
Professional development
Referral services for medical, dental, mental, and other health services
Transportation
Developmentally appropriate early childhood education programs not
provided through other federal, state or local funds.
Services to attract, engage, and retain homeless students in public school
programs and services provided to non homeless students
Before and after school, mentoring, and summer programs in which a
teacher or other HQ individuals provides tutoring
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Title X, Part C – Homeless Education
Funds available to LEAs may be used for activities such as:
• Payment of fees and other costs associated with tracking,
obtaining, and transferring records necessary for enrolling
• Education and training of parents of homeless children about
rights of and available resources to such children
• Coordination between schools and agencies providing
services
• Pupil services and referrals for services such as violence
prevention counseling
• Activities to address needs such as domestic violence
• Adaptation of space and purchase of supplies for non-school
facilities
• School supplies
• Extraordinary or emergency assistance
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Title X, Part C – Homeless
Education
Examples:
• Doctor visits to include medical, dental, mental, other
health services
• Salaries for tutors, bus drivers, home site liaisons
• School supplies, snacks, educational computer software
programs
• Professional development including travel to local, state,
and national activities
• Parental and community involvement activities
• Tutoring
• Referrals for dental, medical, and other health services
• Emergency assistance
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Administrative Consolidation
The LEAs may operate an administrative cost pool as
allowed under ESEA. All administrative funds are
consolidated into the cost pool and used for personnel
salaries, travel, commodities, and contracted support
as necessary and reasonable to carry out monitoring,
evaluation, technical assistance and training functions.
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Marcus E. Cheeks, Director of Federal Programs
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Adrienne Williams, Office Director
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Farrah Nicholson, Office Director
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Melanie Diggs, Finance Director
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