Federal Grant Programs

Title I Part A

Guidance to Title I by Topic

Carryover

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DESE Guidance Regarding Title I Carryover Funds

Comparability

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Comparability Procedure
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Comparability Reporting Overview
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FY20 Title I Comparability Instructions & Automated Forms

Ed-Flex Program Waivers

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Ed-Flex Waiver Form
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More information on Ed-Flex Program Waivers

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

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Key Changes to Title I, Part A under ESSA
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For more information on ESSA, visit the ESSA Website.

Foster Care & Title I

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Massachusetts ESSA Foster Care Implementation Guidance - February 2017
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For more information on educational stability for students in Foster Care, visit the Website .

Family Engagement

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District and School Family Engagement & Required Policies (DESE Guidance)
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ESSA Family Engagement Resources

Homelessness & Title I

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Supporting Homeless and Foster Care Students Under Title I: Quick Reference Guide
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Excerpt from Federal Guidance on Title I and Homeless Services
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Updated Guidance Related to FY 15 Title I Part A Appropriation for Serving Homeless Students and Youth
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For more information on educating homeless students, visit the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act homepage

Paraprofessional Requirements

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ESSA Title I Paraprofessional Hiring Requirements

Planning

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Title I Planning Requirements for Districts and Schools

Preschool Programs

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Title I Preschool Programs: Frequently Asked Questions & Resources

Private School Services

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Frequently Asked Questions
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Sample Offer of Consultation to Eligible Non-Public Schools to Participate in Title I
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Affirmation of Consultation and Agreement with Participating Non-Public School Officials under ESSA
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Five Steps: Providing Title I Services to Eligible Private School Children
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Requirements for Third Party Provider Contracts for the Delivery of Title I Services to Private Schools
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Collecting Poverty Data and Generating Funds for Services to Eligible Private School Children

Program Evaluation

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Program Evaluation Procedure
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Program Evaluation Summary

Schoolwide Programs

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About Title I Schoolwide Programs
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Converting Targeted Assistance Program into a Schoolwide Program: Justification & Assurances

Single Audit

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Single Audit Frequently Asked Questions and Common Findings

Supplement, Not Supplant

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Supplement, Not Supplant Quick Reference Guide
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Guidance on Supplement, Not Supplant Methodology

Targeted Assistance Programs

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Targeted Assistance Program Plan/Use of Funds in Targeted Assistance Schools
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Student Selection Procedure
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Student Selection Criteria Sheet
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Rank-Ordered Student Selection List of Title I Students in Targeted Assistance Programs

Time & Effort Reporting

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Changes in Time & Effort Reporting: Additional Flexibility for Districts
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Annual Management Certification for Districts Choosing to Use the Substitute System
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Sample Time & Effort Certification Forms

Title I Data Collection

In accordance with federal Title I reporting requirements, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) is required to collect data from districts receiving Title I funds each year.

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Memorandum: FY19 (2018-2019) Title I Data Collection
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Title I Data Collection Instructions
 
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