School District DMI
Fiscal Year 2009
Elementary and Secondary Education Act/ESEA Title I FY 2010
It is the intent that these funds will create improved educational opportunities for at-risk students and close the achievement gaps while also stimulating the economy. Among goals are to enable LEAs to help more at-risk students and boost the quality of teaching and learning.
How should these funds be expended to improve the primary goals (educational opportunities for at-risk students and close the achievement gaps)? In the past these funds have mainly been used for instruction-based intervention and augmentation (more/different teachers/aides, longer sessions, augmented teaching tools and processes, varied class structures/operations). See one results analysis here. The primary issue, however, is lacking interest, motivation, propensity/ability to participate in learning by the students. Analyzing where Title I objective students are located (residences) and developing neighborhood-based outreach programs to stimulate involvement may be a far better use of these funds.
Title I provisions specifically enable use of the funds for "Using longitudinal data systems to drive continuous improvement efforts focused on improving achievement in Title I schools." See Examples of potential uses of the Title I (find that text on the target page).
School District ESEA Title I FY 2010 Funding and Related Demographics
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Tot Pop -- total population for the district, 2008 1/
Pop5-17 -- population ages 5-17 years, 2008 1/
Pop5-17Pov -- population ages 5-17 years in poverty, 2008 1/
%Pop5-17Pov -- Percent population ages 5-17 years in poverty (% of Tot Pop) 1/
Tot ARRA$ -- Total FY10 Title I$ distribution to this district
AARA$/P517 -- Tot FY10 Title I$ per population ages 5-17 years
AARA$/P517Pov -- Tot FY10$ per population ages 5-17 years in poverty
1/ as estimated by Census Bureau for Title I, released 12/09
Actual ARRA amounts received by school districts will be smaller than shown here due to State-level adjustments to Federal Title I allocations. The ARRA data reflect preliminary estimates based on currently available data. Allocations may be revised based on possible new data.
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