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Federal Grant Programs

Title II Part A

Title II Part A of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act provides supplemental resources to school districts to support systems of support for excellent teaching and leading. The priorities of Title IIA are to:

  1. Increase student achievement consistent with the challenging State academic standards;
  2. Improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders;
  3. Increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools; and
  4. Provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders.

Guidance to Title IIA by Topic

Resources for Program Directors

Download Word Document
Title IIA Quick Reference Guide on Allowable and Unallowable Costs
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Title IIA Federal Guidance

Program Monitoring

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Last Updated: July 18, 2019

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