Title I & Other Federal Support Programs

Program Design

Carryover

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ESE Guidance Regarding Title I Carryover Funds

Comparability

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Comparability Procedure
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Comparability Reporting Overview
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FY18 Title I Comparability Instructions & Automated Forms

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 (ESE Guidance)
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U.S. Department of Education Parent and Family Engagement (Resources aimed at parent and family engagement)
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The SEDL National Center for Family & Community Connections with Schools (A Toolkit for Title I Parental Involvement, Beyond the Building: A Facilitation Guide, Collaborative Action Teams (CATs) Toolkit, Working Systemically: Engaging Family & Community)
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Harvard Family Research Project (Beyond Random Acts: Family, School, and Community Engagement as an Integral Part of Education Reform by Heather Weiss, M. Elena Lopez, and Heidi Rosenberg (December 2010)
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National Family, School, and Community Working Group
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National PTA Family-School Partnerships
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National Standards for Family-School Partnerships
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National Standards Implementation Guide

Homelessness & Title I

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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

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
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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

Program Waivers

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Ed Flex Waiver Form A

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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Sample Supplement, Not Supplant Policy and Procedure

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
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