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
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:
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:
IDEA Part B: Assistance for Education of All Children with Disabilities
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to eligible infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities. School districts receive over $11 million dollars to help pay for the cost of providing services and education to children with disabilities.
How eSpark Aligns to IDEA Part B Funding:
The CARES (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security) Act provides federal stimulus dollars to assist local school districts during the COVID-19 pandemic. These dollars are a part of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSERF).
How eSpark aligns to ESSER funding: