The Title programs exist to provide supplemental academic services for students at-risk of not graduating or falling behind. Title programs reinforce and accelerate what the classroom teacher is teaching under state requirements.
Title I Part A
Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies
Title II Part A
To increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools.
Title II Part D
Educational Technology funds: district generally must spend 25 percent of award on ongoing, sustained, and intensive high-quality professional development and has considerable flexibility concerning the additional activities that it may support with Ed Tech funds.
Title III - English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for LEP and Immigrant Students
To help ensure that children who are LEP, including immigrants, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet.
Title IV Part A - Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities
To support programs that prevent violence in and around schools; prevent the illegal use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs; involve parents and communities; and are coordinated with related Federal, State, school and community efforts and resources to foster a safe and drug–free learning environment that supports student academic achievement.
Title V Innovative
Programs and activities that expand learning opportunities through best-practice models designed to improve classroom learning and teaching.
IDEA B Formula
Federal funds spent providing services for students with disabilities over and above what is funded with state and local monies.
IDEA B Capacity Building and Improvement
Funds used to adopt promising practices, materials, and technology to improve services for students with disabilities.
IDEA B Preschool
Funds dedicated to providing services to 3-5 year olds with disabilities over and above what is funded with state and local monies.
Used to develop more fully the academic, vocational, and technical skills of secondary students and post-secondary students who elect to enroll in vocational and technical education programs.
Pregnancy, Education, and Parenting (PEP)
This program enables pregnant and school age parents to become educated, self sufficient, job oriented citizens and it is used to recover to the education system those parents who have dropped out of school and who are below the compulsory attendance age.
Private Nonprofit Equitable Services
The Waller Independent School District (Waller ISD) will be making application for funds provided through the ESSA Application for Federal Funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are a Private Nonprofit School that services students that reside in Waller ISD, you are cordially invited to attend a meeting to discuss an overview of these programs on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Waller ISD Administration Building located at 2214 Waller Street, Waller, Texas 77484. Please contact Barbara Osburn at 936-931-3685 in reference to your attendance and/or desire to participate in the application with Waller ISD.
State Compensatory Education
State Compensatory Education (SDE) is supplemental program designed to eliminate any disparity in performance on assessment instruments administered under Subchapter B, Chapter 39 or disparity in the rates of high school completion between students at risk of dropping out of school, as defined be section 29.081, and all other students.