federal and State Programs
The purpose of the NCLB-No Child Left Behind and State Compensatory Education funds, is to assist Districts in closing the achievement gap of the low-income/at-risk students. The North East ISD Federal Programs Department ensures compliance by providing support to our campuses and departments in the use of these Federal and State funds.
TITLE I, PART A - improving basic programs
Title I, Part A of the ELementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), provides supplemental funding to state and local education agencies. This funding pays for resources to assist schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families. These resources improve education quality and help ensure all children in low-income contexts meet the state's student performace standards. Title I, Part A provides support to schools in implementing either a school-wide program or a targeted assistance program.
TITLE II, PART A - tptr
Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting Fund 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 hightly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools.
TITLE III - ell
Title III, Part A aims to ensure that English Language Learners (ELL) and immigrant students attain English language proficiency and meet the state's challenging academic achievement standards.
STATE COMPENSATORY EDUCATION - sce
The purpose of the State Compensatory Education (SCE) program is to supplement the regular - or basic - education program with compensatory, intensive, and/or accelerated instruction. The program requires Texas public school districts and charter schools to offer additional accelerated instruction to each student who meets one or more statutory or locally defined eligibility criteria in order to reduce any disparity in performance on assessment instruments administered under Subchapter B, Chapter 39 TEC, or disparity in the rates of high school completion between students at risk of dropping out of school and all other LEA students.