"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
William Butler Yeats
Title I - Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
I is the largest federal aid to education program in this country.
Title I programs enable schools to provide opportunities for children
served to acquire the knowledge and skills contained in the state
content and performance standards developed for all children and to
promote effective parent involvement. Eligible schools use Title I funds
for supplemental instructional materials, technology, additional staff,
professional development, parent involvement programs and materials,
and extended day/year programs.
Title II - Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals
II funds support professional development activities designed to
prepare, train, and recruit highly qualified teachers and principals.
Title II funds are used to support intensive high quality professional
development activities in the core academic subjects.
Title III - Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
III funds are supplemental to the core program and are used for
professional development, materials/supplies, parenting, and extended
Title IX - Homeless Education Assistance
purpose of Title X is to ensure that all children and youth living in
homeless situations have equal access to the same free and appropriate
public education provided to other children and youth. The Jefferson
County School System has developed policies to remove any barriers that
would hinder their academic success and provide them with the same
educational services and opportunities to meet the same challenging
state student performance standards to which all students are held.