- What is Title I?
It is the largest federal assistance program for our nation’s schools. The program serves millions of children in elementary and secondary schools each year.
- Who does Title I serve?
Title I serves children in eligible schools, ages 5-17, that are identified most in need of educational help to meet the state standards.
- How does Title I work?
The federal government provides funding to the states each year for Title I. The State Educational Agencies (SEA) send the money to school districts based on the number of low-income families. The local school district identifies eligible schools and provides Title I resources.
- What do Title I programs offer?
The programs vary between schools, and may include smaller class sizes, additional teachers and assistants, additional training for staff, extra time for instruction and a variety of teaching methods and materials.