Title I: Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
Rural and Low-Income School Program Symposium – September 10-12, 2014, in Roanoke, VA
Entitled Collaboration and a Common Language for Educators of English Learners (ELs), this symposium is designed for practitioners and administrators employed in rural school divisions. It is offered in collaboration with the Title III, Part A, Limited English Proficient (LEP) Program, and the Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children Program. For more information, see Superintendent's Memo 214-14, August 8, 2014.
Title I of ESEA provides financial assistance to support instructional programs in school divisions and schools with high numbers or percentages of low-income students to ensure that all children meet challenging content and achievement standards.
Title I also authorizes federal grant programs that provide funds for reading instruction, services to migrant children, services to neglected and delinquent children, comprehensive school reform and dropout prevention.