Welcome to the Department of Federal Programs. The purpose of this department is to provide technical support for Belton ISD campuses as they implement the activities associated with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) legislation. This page will help you learn more about the federal programs in our district.
Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs
The Title I program provides supplemental funding to school districts to acquire additional education resources at schools serving high concentrations of students from low-income homes. These resources are used to improve the quality of education programs and ensure that all students have opportunities to meet challenging state assessments.
Title I campuses believe in and rely upon the partnership between school and home and are committed to the educational growth of each and every student. We hope you feel welcome to be a part of your child’s school experience and a part of the success of the campus.
Parent and Family Engagement Resources:
- District Parent and Family Engagement Plan
- School-Parent-Student Partnership Pledge
- Parent and Family Engagement Newsletter
Title II, Part A – Supporting Effective Instruction
The purpose of Title II, Part A is to increase student achievement consistent with the challenging State academic standards; improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders; increase the number of effective 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.
The intent of the funding is to support educators in their work to improve the overall quality of instruction and ensure equity of educational opportunity for all students.
Title III, Part A – English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act
Title III, Part A aims to ensure that English learners (ELs) and immigrant students attain English proficiency and develop high levels of academic achievement in English. Title III will also assist all English learners meet the same challenging State academic standards that all children are expected to meet.
Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Enrichment
The overarching goal of Title IV, Part A is to increase the capacity of school districts and campuses to meet the following three goals:
- Provide all students access to a well-rounded education
- Improve academic outcomes by maintaining safe and healthy students
- Improve the use of technology to advance student academic achievement