Welcome to Federal Programs
- Supplemental academic, social-emotional and health supports,
- Increasing professional development opportunities for staff,
- Engaging parents in authentic opportunities to participate in their students’ education, and
- School improvement planning that aligns the instructional focus of each campus to the District’s KESA Goals and Strategic Plan.
- Increase student achievement consistent with state standards,
- Improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders,
- Increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools, and
- Provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders.
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.
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:
- Provide all students access to a well-rounded education,
- Improve academic outcomes by maintaining safe and healthy students, and
- Improve the use of technology to advance student academic achievement.
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).