Federal Programs

Welcome to Jay Public School District's Federal Programs Page. The following federal programs, established by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 and reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001, are administered by Jay Public School District.

TItle I, Part A-Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disavantaged

This program ensures that all children have a fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.

Title II, Part A-Improving Teacher and Principal Quality

This programs purpose is to increase the academic achievement of all students by helping schools and districts improve teacher and principal quality and ensure that all teachers are highly qualified.  This program focuses on using practices grounded in scientifically-based research to prepare, train, and recruit high-quality teachers.

Title III-Bilingual Education

The purpose of this program is to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students and immigrant students and youth meet the same challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards as all other children.

Title VI, Part B-Rural Education Achievement Program

The Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) is designed to assist rural districts inusing federal resources more effectively to improve the quality of instruction and student academic achievement.  It consists of two seperate programs-The Small, Rural School Achievement program (SRSA) and Rural, Low-Income Schools program (RLIS).  Jay Public School participates in the RLIS program.  This program authorizes formaula grant awards to states to make subgrants to eligible districts.  Districts may use RLIS funds to support a broad array of local activities that support student achievement. 

Title VII, Part A-Indian Education-Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native Education

The purpose of this program is to support the effors of local educational agencies, Indian trives and organizaations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students, so that such students can meet the same challenging State student academic achievement standards as all other students are expected to meet.


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