Title I, Part A
Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Education Agencies
This program provides financial assistance to LEAs and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.
The resources on this page are currently being updated.
- 2019-2020 How Title I, Part A Funds Can Be Used
- 2019-2020 Title I, Part A Program Highlights
- 2019-2020 Title I, Part A Consolidated Grant Application Manual
- 2018-2019 Title I, Part A Checklist (updated July 16, 2018)
- Title I Annual Calendar (updated November 2019)
Federal ResourcesEvery Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Resources
- ESSA Fiscal Changes & Equitable Services Guidance (posted December 8, 2016)
- ESSA Early Learning Guidance (posted December 8, 2016)
- ESSA Schoolwide Guidance (posted December 8, 2016)
- Evidence Guidance (posted December 8, 2016)
- Revision to Title I, Part A Supplement not Supplant Test Guidance (posted March 5, 2018)
- ESEA Title I Schoolwide Guidance
- Title I, Part A Statute
- Title I, Part A Regulations
- U.S. Department of Education Title I, Part A Website – Includes links to U.S. ED guidance documents
- Section 1113 of the Title I Statute – Establishes the ranking and serving requirements
- Section 200.71 of the Title I Regulation – Further clarifies the ranking and serving requirements
- U.S. Department of Education Guidance on LEA Identification & Selection of School Attendance Areas – U.S. ED guidance on Local Educational Agency Identification and Selection of School Attendance Areas and Schools and Allocation of Title I Funds to Those Areas and Schools
- U.S. Department of Education Guidance on The Community Eligibility Provision & Selected Requirements – Among other topics this document discusses ranking and serving in the context of schools and LEAs that participate in the USDA's "Community Eligibility Provision" (CEP) meal service option.
The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) applied for ESEA Flexibility from the U.S. Department of Education on February 28, 2012. The DDOE officially received notice on May 29, 2012 that its application for ESEA Flexibility was approved. On November 14, 2013, USDOE provided states the opportunity to apply for a one year extension. A red-lined draft of DDOE's ESEA Flexibility extension request is available for your review. More information is available on DDOE's ESEA Flexibility website.