Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is a United States federal statute originally enacted in 1965. These federal funds are authorized for professional development, instructional materials, resources to support educational programs, and parental involvement programs. The current reauthorization of ESEA is the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015.
Anna ISD receives funding for the following entitlement programs within the Elementary and Secondary Education Act:
Title I, Part A
Title II, Part A
Title III, Part A LEP
Title IV, Part A
Title I, Part A – Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
Title I, Part A provides supplemental funding for resources to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families provide high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the state's student performance standards. These programs must use effective methods and instructional strategies that are grounded in scientifically-based research.
Anna ISD has three schools that are served as Title I Schoolwide Campuses.
- Bryant Elementary School
- Harlow Elementary School
- Rattan Elementary School
Title II, Part A – Teacher Training and Recruiting
Title II, Part A provides supplemental funding to improve student achievement. The funds are used to elevate teacher and principal quality through recruitment, hiring and retention strategies, and to increase the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools. The program uses scientifically based professional development interventions and holds districts and schools accountable for improvement in student academic performance.
Title III, Part A LEP – Student Support and Academic Enrichment
Title IV, Part A LEP provides supplemental resources to local education agencies to help ensure that children who are limited English proficient attain English proficiency at high levels in core academic subjects to meet the same challenging state mandated achievement performance standards as all children are expected to meet.
Title IV, Part A LEP –Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
Title IV, Part A provides funding to improve students' academic achievement by increasing school district capacity to:
- Provide all students with access to a well-rounded education
- Improve school conditions for student learning; and
- Increase the use of technology to enhance the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.