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Federal Funding Programs can help pay for TeachTown's innovative Early Intervention Developmental Software. Click on the Title or Grant below that you think applies to your current student population and you will immediately be given information as to how TeachTown: Basics specifically aligns to those federal guidelines.

Federal Funding Programs

Title 1 Sec. 101DEFINITION Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged.
Title 1 Sec. 1001(1)DEFINITION Provides funding to ensure that high quality assessments, accountability systems, teacher preparation and training, curriculum and instructional materials are aligned with State Standards.
Title 1 Sec. 1001(2)DEFINITION Meeting the educational needs of low-achieving children in highest poverty schools.
Title 1 Sec. 1001(3)DEFINITION Closing the achievement gap between high and low performing children
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1001(8)DEFINITION Providing children with enriched and accelarated programs, including the use of school wide programs that increase the amount and quality of instructional time
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1001(9)DEFINITION Providing children access to effective, scientifically based instruction strategies and challenging academic content
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1001(10)DEFINITION Providing staff in participating schools substantial opportunities for professional development
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1001(12)DEFINITION Affording parents substantial and meaningful opportunities to participate in the education of their children
Title 1 Sec. 1002(d)DEFINITION Prevention and intervention programs for youth who are neglected, delinquent, or at risk
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1111(C)DEFINITION Results in continuous and substantial academic improvement for all students
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1114(b)(ii)DEFINITION Use effective methods and instructional strategies that are based on scientifically based research that strengthens the core academic program in the school
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1115-1(B)DEFINITION Children identified by the school as failing, or most at risk of failing to meet the states academic standards
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1115-2(A)DEFINITION Children who are economically disadvantaged, children with disabilities, migrant children or limited English proficient children.
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1115-2(B)DEFINITION A child who, at any time preceding the first year, participated in a Head Start, Even Start, or Early Reading First Program
Title 1 Part A Sec. 1116 (12)(C)(ii)DEFINITION Supplemental Educational Services that are of high quality, research based, and specifically designed to increase the academic achievement of eligible children on the academic assessments required under section 1111.
Title II Part A Sec. 2102 (1)DEFINITION Increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal qualilty and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom
Title II Part D Sec. 2402 (1)DEFINITION To provide assistance to States and localities for the implementation and support of a comprehensive system that effectively uses technology in elementary schools
Title II Part D Sec. 2402 (4)DEFINITION Integrate technology effectively into curricula and instruction that are aligned with challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards, through such means as high-quality professional development programs.
Title II Part D Sec. 2402 (8)DEFINITION To support local efforts using technology to promote parent and family involvement in education and communication among students, parents, teachers, principals, and administrators
Title IIIDEFINITION Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
Title V Part A Sec. 5101 (2)DEFINITION To provide funding to enable State educational agencies to implement promising educational reform programs and school improvement programs based on scientifically based research.
Title V Part A Sec. 5101 (4)DEFINITION To meet the educational needs of all students, including at-risk youth
Title V Part A Sec. 5101 (5)DEFINITION To develop and implement educational programs to improve school, student and teacher performance, including professional development activities and class size reduction programs
Title V Subpart 3 Sec. 5131 (3)DEFINITION Programs for the development or acquisition and use of instructional and educational materials, including library services and materials, academic assessments, reference materials, computer software and hardware for instructional use, and other curricular materials that are tied to high academic standards, that will be used to improve students academic achievement, and that are part of an overall education reform program
Title V Subpart 3 Sec. 5131 (16)DEFINITION Programs to establish or enhance prekindergarten programs for children
Title V Subpart 3 Sec. 5131 (22)DEFINITION Programs and activities that expand learning opportunities through best-practice models designed to improve classroom learning and teaching
Title V Subpart 3 Sec. 5131 (26)DEFINITION Programs that employ research-based cognitive and perceptual development approaches and rely on a diagnostic-prescription model to improve students/learning of academic content and the preschool, elementary, and secondary levels
Title V Subpart 3 Sec. 5431 (a)(A) DEFINITION Provides funding to the implementation of character education programs that are (A) able to be integrated into classroom instruction and to be consistent with State academic content standards; and (B) are able to be carried out in conjunction with other education reform efforts
Federal Grants Office of Special Education Programs 84.326DEFINITION Promote academic achievement and improve results for children with disabilities by providing technical assistance, dissemination of useful information, and implementation activities that are supported by scientifically based research.
Federal Grants Office of Special Education Programs84.327DEFINITION Improve results for children with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) support education media services activities designed to be of value in the classroom setting to children with disabilities; and (3) provide support for captioning and video description that is appropriate for use in the classroom setting.
Federal Grants Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge 84.412DEFINITION Focuses on improving early learning and development programs for young children by supporting States' efforts to: (1) Increase the number and percentage of low-income and disadvantaged children in each age group of infants, toddlers, preschoolers who are enrolled in high-quality early learning programs (2) design and implement an integrated system of high-quality early learning programs and services; and (3) ensure that any use of assessments conforms with recommendations of the National Research Council's reports on early childhood.
IDEA 2004 Part B IDEA 2004 Part B; Title 1 Part A; Title IIIDEFINITION Professional development pertaining to interventions that can be applied to at-risk students by regular education teachers and other staff
Response to Intervention IDEA 2004 Part B; Title 1 Part A; Title IIIDEFINITION Ensure that all children have a fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education. Funds must be used for programs, activities, and strategies that are scientifically based on research and that meet the needs identified in the sites comprehensive needs assessment process
Response to Intervention IDEA 2004 Part B; Title 1 Part A; Title IIIDEFINITION Through the allowance for districts to expend IDEA 2004 dollars on early intervening services (EIS) that an opportunity exists to assist general education with the implementation of RTI strategies

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