Title I Part A: Increasing the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
The largest source of federal funding to schools is from Title I, providing over $16 billion dollars to schools that serve a high number or high percentage of children from low-income families to ensure that these children are able to meet challenging state academic standards.
How eSpark Aligns with Title I Part A Funding
eSpark gives teachers the tools they need to target students’ greatest areas of instructional need and tackle the achievement gap
By implementing personalized learning with eSpark, teachers have more time to deliver targeted, high quality small group instruction during the school day
eSpark features culturally responsive texts, videos, apps, and activities that support high needs students in mastering challenging state academic standards
eSpark measurably improves academic achievement in core academic subjects as proven by third-party assessments
Title III: English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act
Title III provides over $700 million in funding to support English Learners and their families.
How eSpark Aligns to Title III Funding:
eSpark provides each student with engaging texts leveled to his or learning needs
eSpark features audio and visual language supports that build English proficiency and content knowledge
eSpark features formative assessments that allow teachers to ensure English Learners are on track to meet their learning goals
Narrowing the Achievement Gap with English Language Learners
eSpark’s differentiated instruction and skill practice has narrowed achievement gaps at Utica Community Schools in Michigan, putting student groups who have historically been underserved on track for success in life and school.
Title IV Part A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment
Title IV is a block grant that provides over $1 billion in funding to school safety, well-rounded education, and educational technology initiatives. Districts receiving more than $30,000 from Title IV can spend up to 60% of this funding on technology for teaching and learning.
How eSpark Aligns to Title IV Funding:
eSpark allows districts to leverage Chromebooks, tablets, and laptops for engaging, rigorous instruction
eSpark features online resources that have been aligned to state standards and vetted for engagement and efficacy
eSpark provides classrooms with online instruction and practice aligned to each student’s unique learning needs