Title I, II, III, and VI
Lynda Walters, Director email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Robin Moore, Administrative Assistant
Federal Programs Building
535 Poplar Ave.
Selmer, TN 38375 Telephone: (731) 645-4191 Fax: (731) 645-8372
Federal Program Funds are intended to ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach proficiency on challenging state academic standards and assessments.
These programs are to improve:
Title I A
Title I provides formula grant to school districts which allocate most of the funds to individual Title I schools based on their number of economically disadvantaged students. Funds in McNairy County are used for Schoolwide Programs. These programs work to raise the achievement of low performing students by improving instruction throughout the entire school, thus using Title I funds to serve all children. Title I funds may be used for a variety of services and activities, but are most commonly used for instruction in reading and mathematics.
Title II A
These funds increase student achievement by improving teacher and principal quality through recruitment, hiring, and retention strategies.
Title III A
Funds through Title III assist school districts in teaching English to limited English proficient students and helps these students meet the same challenging state standards required of all students.
The Rural and Low-Income School Program authorizes local districts to use funds for: