Federal Title Programs

Title I-A, Improving Basic Programs

The purpose of Title I Part A is:

To ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education reach at a minimum, proficiency on challenging Oregon academic achievement standards. Title I funding is used to supplement district and school resources to ensure our most needy children receive a high quality education.

Title I-C, Migrant Education Programs

The purpose of Title I, Part C is to:

  • Support high-quality and comprehensive educational programs for migrant children to help reduce the educational disruption and other problems that result from repeated moves;
  • Ensure that migrant children who move among the States are not penalized in any manner by disparities among the States in curriculum, graduation requirements, and State academic content and student academic achievement standards;
  • Ensure that migrant children are provided with the appropriate educational services (including supportive services) that address their special needs in a coordinated and efficient manner;
  • Ensure that migrant children receive full and appropriate opportunities to meet the same challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards that all children are expected to meet;
  • Design programs to help migrant children overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health-related problems, and other factors that inhibit the ability of such children to do well in school, and to prepare such children to make a successful transition to postsecondary education or employment.

Title II-A, Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals

The purposes of Title II-A are to:

  • Increase student achievement by increasing the number of teachers and principals who are highly qualified.
  • Provide training enabling teachers to teach students with different learning styles.
  • Provide training enabling teachers to understand data and assessments to improve classroom practice and
    student learning.
  • Provide sustained, ongoing and classroom focused professional development that aligns with the State's academic content standards, curriculum and programs tied to those standards.
  • Establish mentor teacher programs to assist in the recruitment and retention of teachers.

Title II-D, Enhancing Education Through Technology

The purposes of Title II – D, Ed Tech program are to:

  • Assist districts in implementing a comprehensive system that effectively uses technology in schools to improve student academic achievement;
  • Support high-quality professional development programs that enable schools to effectively integrate technology into curriculum and instruction aligned with state academic standards and Instructional Technology Common Curriculum Goals;
  • Enhance ongoing professional development for teachers, principals, and administrators by providing constant access to training and updated research in teaching and learning through electronic means such as, but not limited to, Oregon's Teaching and Learning Resources;
  • Assist districts in the acquisition, development, interconnection, implementation, improvement, and maintenance of an effective educational technology infrastructure in a manner that expands access of technology to students (particularly disadvantaged students) and teachers;
  • Support the rigorous evaluation of programs regarding the impact of Ed Tech programs on student academic achievement, and ensure the results are widely accessible through electronic means.

Title III, Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students

The purposes of Title III are to ensure the:

  • development of high levels of academic achievement;
  • development of high-quality language instruction educational programs;
  • development and enhancement of capacity building;
  • promotion of parental and community participation.

Title IV-A, Safe and Drug Free Schools

The purpose of Title IV, Part A is:

  • To support programs that foster a safe and drug-free learning environment that support student academic achievement by:
  • Meeting the principles of effectiveness;
  • Preventing violence in and around schools;
  • Preventing the illegal use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs;
  • Involving parents and communities; and coordinating 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-A, Promoting Informed Parental Choice and Innovative Programs

The purpose of Title V, Part A is:

To support district education reform efforts, to provide funding to implement promising educational reform and improvement programs, to provide a continuing source of innovation and educational improvement including support for library and instructional materials and to develop and implement programs of professional development and class size reduction.