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Federal Entitlement Programs

Last Updated: 8/30/2018 4:35 PM
The Every Child Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). The ESEA provides federal aid to our nation’s schools.
Montana OPI: ESEA Title Programs
Kalispell Public Schools qualify for the following ESEA Federal Entitlements

ESEA Entitlement


Title I, Part A, Improving Basic Programs

Title I, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) provides local educational agencies (LEAs, or school districts) with extra resources to help improve instruction in high-poverty schools and ensure that all children have the same opportunities to meet challenging State academic standards.
Intervention strategies supporting students vary from school to school. For information on strategies and programs at your child's school, please contact your building principal.
Title I, Part D, Neglected, Delinquent Youth Title I, Part D, provides funding for the purposes of improving the educational services to students, up to age 18, who are living in residential facilities for children or the juvenile justice system, or are returning from placement in state or local correctional facilities. 
Title II, Part A, Improving Teacher Quality The purpose of Title II Part A, is to raise student achievement by improving the quality of teachers in the classroom. Any activity funded with ESEA funds must result in a measurable increase in student achievement.
Title III, Part A, Language Acquisition and Enhancement
The purpose of Title III, Part A, is to help ensure that LEP (Limited English Proficient) students become proficient in English and attain state standards.