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Title IV Guidelines

 

All Title I school shall receive Title IV funding this year.  As with Title I funds, there are compliance guidelines.  

  • 30% of the distribution must be spent on Well Rounded Education
  • 30% of the distribution must be spent on Safe and Healthy Students
  • Only 15% of what you put into technology shall be spent on hardware

 

Well Rounded Education:  

  • Improving access to foreign language instruction, arts, and music education
  • Supporting college and career counseling, including providing information on opportunities for financial aid through the early FASFA
  • Providing programming to improve instruction and student engagement in science and math (STEM), including computer sciences, and increasing access to these subject for underrepresented groups
  • Promoting access to accelerated learning opporunties including Advance Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs, dual or concurrent enrollment programs and early college high schools
  • Strenghthening instruction in American history, civics, economics, geography, government education, and environmental education

 

Safe and Healthy Students:

  • Promoting community and parent involvement in schools
  • Providing school-based mental health services and counseling
  • Promoting supportive school climates to reduce the use of exclusionary discipline and promoting supportive school discipline
  • Establishing or improving dropout prevention
  • Supporting re-entry programs and transition services for justice-involved youth
  • Implementing programs that support a healthy, active lifestyle (nutritional and physical education)
  • Implementing systems and practices to prevent bullying and harassment
  • Developing relationship building skills to help improve safety through the recognition and prevention of coercion, violence, or abuse
  • Establishing community partnerships

 

Effective Use of Technology

  • Supporting high-quality professional development for educators, school leaders, and administrators to personalize learning and improve academic achievement
  • Building technological capacity and infrastructure
  • Carrying out innovative blending learning projects
  • Providing students in rural, remote, and underserved areas with the resources to benefit from high-quality digital learning opportunities
  • Delivering specialized or rigorous academic courses and curricula using technology, including digital learning technologies and assistive technology

If you need assistance with Title IV information please contact Lyn Potter or Liz Hamala 307-4500.