Schools and districts may receive federal funding through entitlement funds and competitive grants.
Federal Entitlement Grant Programs award funds based on economic factors relating to a school’s student population, such as the percentage of students in the Free and Reduced Price Lunch program. These programs are also called “formula” or “title” programs.
Title I, Part A: Supplemental Educational Services (SES)Provides funds for additional academic instruction designed to increase the academic achievement of students in Title I schools in the second year of Improvement, Corrective Action, or Restructuring. SES is used to provide after school tutoring to qualifying students, free of cost, in Reading and Math. KnowledgePoints® has been an approved SES provider since 2005.
Title I, Part A: Improving Basic Programs
This Program provides funds to ensure that children in high-poverty schools meet challenging State academic content and student achievement standards. KnowledgePoints® works with Title I funding to provide and targeted intervention and enrichment programs during school or after school.
Title III: English Language AcquisitionProvides funds to improve the education of Limited English Proficient (LEP) children and youths by helping them learn English and meet challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part BProvides funds to ensure that children with disabilities, including children aged three through five, have access to a free, appropriate public education to meet each child’s unique needs and prepare him or her for further education, employment, and independent living. KnowledgePoints® tutoring is individually tailored to each student’s specific learning needs and can work with IDEA to ensure that students are receiving the most comprehensive help available.
Corporate and Private Funding SourcesKnowledgePoints® has worked with various corporate and private funding sources to provide programs. Contact KnowledgePoints® to see how we can help your community and schools use the funding available to provide quality after school programs in your area.
Other Partners and Services
• Child Nutrition ProgramIncludes federally-funded Programs that provide free, reduced, or reasonably priced meals to children at schools, child care centers, after-school programs, summer camps, and other agencies.
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Federal Funding: To help educators, policymakers, and citizens understand these programs, the U.S. Department of Education publishes a yearly Guide to U.S. Department of Education Programs. You can also visit www.ed.gov to get further details on these programs. Title I: Let’s Talk Title I is a must have guide to navigating the law’s intricacies. Title I expert Cheryl Sattler gives you an insider’s view of Title I, with straightforward explanations of key components plus “how to” instructions.
KnowledgePoints® currently partners with a variety of schools, districts, and community organizations to provide tutoring and enrichment programs. Funding for programs is made possible through a combination of several funding sources including; federal entitlement funds, federal grants, and private funding sources. Contact KnowledgePoints® to see how we can help your community and schools use the funding available to provide quality after school programs in your area.