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ASSESSMENT & ACCOUNTABILITY
STATE/FEDERAL CATEGORICAL PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

 
Program Program Description

Title I, Part A

Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged

Title I, Part A provides supplemental Federal funds to be used
to narrow the educational gap of low performing children.

Title III, Part A

Program for LEP Students

Provides Federal funding for supplementary programs and
services for English learners, also referred to as Limited
English Proficient (LEP) students. Required activities include
the provision of instruction and instructional support services
related to English language development and academic
progress in the core curriculum in a manner that allows LEP
students to meet grade level and graduation requirements.
Programs must also provide staff development for school
staff assigned to LEP student populations. Title III funds may
also be used for a variety of instructional support, curricular
development, parental involvement, and related program
activities.

Economic Impact Aid
(EIA)

Provides State funding for supplementary programs and
activities to help English learners achieve proficiency in the
English language as rapidly as practicable and to support
programs and activities to improve the academic achievement
of English learners (EIA/LEP). It is also used to support
programs and activities designed to assist educationally
disadvantaged students achieve state standard proficiency
(EIA/SCE).