Welcome to Federal Programs

Title I, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), is a federally funded program which provides supplemental support to students in high poverty schools. These funds are used to support schools in Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools by providing opportunities for students to acquire the knowledge and skills identified in the challenging Kansas College and Career Ready State Standards. Title I, Part A funds provide resources to schools where the needs are the most significant through:
  1. Supplemental academic, social-emotional and health supports,
  2. Increasing professional development opportunities for staff,
  3. Engaging parents in authentic opportunities to participate in their students’ education, and
  4. School improvement planning that aligns the instructional focus of each campus to the District’s KESA Goals and Strategic Plan.

KSDE Title I Fact Sheet

Title II, Part A, funds are used to provide supplemental activities in Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools that strengthen the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders. The purpose of Title II, Part A is to:
  1. Increase student achievement consistent with state standards,
  2. Improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders,
  3. Increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools, and
  4. Provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders.

KSDE Title II Fact Sheet

Title III, Part A, provides funding for multilingual services to support Bilingual and English as a Second Language Education in Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.  These alternative language programs are for all students identified as English learners, immigrant, migrant and refugee.  The purpose Title III, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as reauthorized under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), aims to ensure that English learners (ELs) and immigrant students attain English proficiency and develop high levels of academic achievement in English.

KSDE Title III Fact Sheet

Title IV, Part A, the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant was reauthorized by (ESSA) the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015. Title IV, Part A provides funds to increase the capacity of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools to meet the following three goals:

  1. Provide all students access to a well-rounded education,
  2. Improve academic outcomes by maintaining safe and healthy students, and
  3. Improve the use of technology to advance student academic achievement.

KSDE Title IV Fact Sheet

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1927 Is a federal statute that prohibits sex discrimination in any educational program or activity receiving federal funds.  Title IX states:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

Title IX protects students, employees and applicants for employment, and other persons from all forms of sex discrimination, including discrimination based on gender identity or failure to address stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity.  All students (as well as other persons) at institutions /districts that receive federal funds are protected by Title IX – regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, race, or national origin – in all aspects of a recipient’s educational programs and activities (OCR Title IX Resource Guide).

For Alleged Discrimination on the Basis of Sex/Gender

Lisa Walker            
Title IX/Non-Discrimination Coordinator
2010 N. 59th Street
66104  Kansas City, Kansas
Telephone number (913) 627-2829

Quick Links

KCKPS Parental Involvement-Family Engagement Policy
Kansas Parent Information Resource Center
Parents’ Right to Know
Title I Schools