Title I, Part A Part 2 - Virginia Department of Education

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2008
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2009 No Child Left
Behind Application

Title I, Part A

Part 2


2008
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2009 No Child Left
Behind Application

LEA Reservations of Title I Funds
(Optional)


Administration (including salary differentials)



Homeless {Section 1113(c)(A)}



Teacher Incentives for Schools in School Improvement, Corrective
Action, or Restructuring (not to exceed 5 percent) {Section
1113(c)(4)}



Neglected and Delinquent {Section 1113(c)(B)}



Additional Authorized Activities


Preschool


Summer School


Intersession or After
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School Programs


Coordinated Activities

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Set
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Aside for Parental Involvement


1 percent of LEA’s Title I Allocation if over $500,000



95 percent of that amount goes to the schools.


Parent Workshops


Parent Resource Center


Parent
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School Liaison (Home Visits)


Necessary transportation, meals, or childcare


Newsletters


Other parent training or assistive services


{Section 1118(a)(3)(C)}

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Set
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Aside for Highly Qualified Teachers
and Paraprofessionals


Use funds to ensure that teachers and paraprofessionals
meet the federal qualifications (Section 1119)



At least 5 percent unless a lesser amount is needed



Funds MAY be used for non
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Title I staff in Targeted
Assistance Title I schools AFTER Title I teachers are all
highly qualified



May NOT be used for non
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Title I schools

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Set
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Aside for LEAs in
Division Improvement


May use funds for teachers throughout the district



LEAs should examine the needs of all schools, not just those failing
to meet AYP



Address the professional development needs of the instructional
staff serving the agency by committing to spend not less than 10
percent of the funds received by the LEA for each fiscal year in
which the agency is identified for improvement {Section
1116(c)(7)(iii)}



Schools in Corrective Action should not have their allocations
reduced by more than 15 percent as a result of required set asides
{Section 1116(b)(10)(D)}

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Set
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Aside for Title I Schools in
School Improvement


Schools in School Improvement must designate 10
percent for professional development and these funds
can count toward the 10 percent division improvement
set aside (if applicable).



Funds carried over must still maintain these
reservations.

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Examples of Professional
Development Set
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Asides


Workshop or conference expenses



College courses



Materials or capital outlay associated with professional development
programs or activities



Contracts with universities or educational consultants to improve academic
performance



Professional development in
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house staff (i.e. coaching, model teaching,
evaluation, program implementation)



All budgeted expenses should be clearly identifiable as professional
development



{Section 9101(34)}

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Homeless Children and Youth

Required Page in Application


Name:

local homeless education liaison



Number:

homeless children and youth



Description:

plan to serve homeless children
and youth

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Resources to Assist in Completion
of Application

www.wm.edu/hope

Link on bottom left of homepage



List:

Virginia Liaisons



Tip Sheets:

Identification and Warning Signs



USED

Non
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Regulatory Guidance
(Section “M”)



VDOE Q & A:

Program Coordination for Children Receiving
Services from Title I, Part A, and/or Services from Title X, Part C



Article:

No Child Left Behind Compliance Insider



Brief:

Connecting Title I and the McKinney
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Vento Homeless
Assistance Act



Online Presentation:

Homeless Education and Title I: Collaboration
and Compliance

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Title I, Part A, Reservation of
Funds

Not required
IF:



No homeless children have been identified



Liaison has been appointed



Public notice of the educational rights of homeless children and
youths is disseminated



The liaison collaborates with local service providers to ensure
identification of homeless children and youth



The school division has established a process to identify
homeless students in its local student data record system

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Serving Preschool Children Under
Title I, Part A

PURPOSE




Preschool programs supported with Title I, Part
A, funds provide young children with the early
learning experiences that will enable them to
meet academic standards throughout
elementary and secondary school.


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Who is Eligible for Preschool
Services Supported with

Title I, Part A, Funds?






A preschool age child is one who is below the
grade level and age at which the school division
provides elementary education.

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Effectively Transitioning Children
from Preschool to Kindergarten


Coordinating the professional activities of preschool and
kindergarten teachers in order to align prekindergarten
and kindergarten curricula and goals;



Arranging for kindergarten and preschool children to visit
each others’ classrooms; and




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Effectively Transitioning Children
from Preschool to Kindergarten

(Continued)


Having preschool teachers provide the future
kindergarten teacher with children’s portfolios or a
written record of their learning during preschool.


Serving Preschool Children Under Title I:

Non
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Regulatory Guidance, March 4, 2004


http://www.ed.gov/policy/elsec/guid/edpicks.jhtml?src=sm