Federal Programs Information
The Plainview ISD Federal Programs Department is responsible for district-wide strategic and campus planning, managing all formula funding grants, evaluating the implementation of specific education programs and initiatives, and communicating results to the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the Plainview ISD Board of Trustees, Plainview ISD staff, and to the Plainview community. The department facilitates funding as authorized by the law to schools in support of programs and initiatives to improve student performance.
Federal or Title funding include:
- Title I, Part A (Improving Basic Programs) – Provides financial assistance to local education agencies 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.
- Title I, Part C (Migrant) – Funds support high quality education programs for migratory children and helps ensure that migratory children who move among the states are not penalized in any manner by disparities among the states in curriculum, graduation requirements, or state academic content and student academic achievement standards.
- Title III, Part A (Bilingual/ESL) – Aims to ensure that English Learners (ELs) and immigrant students attain English proficiency and develop high levels of academic achievement in English and assists all ELs meet the same challenging State academic standards that all children are expected to meet.
- Title IV, Part A (Safe and Drug-Free) - The purpose of this part is to support programs that prevent violence in and around schools; that prevent the illegal use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs; that involve parents and communities; and that are coordinated with related Federal, State, school, and community efforts and resources to foster a safe and drug-free learning environment that supports student academic achievement.
- Title V, Part B (Rural & Low Income) - Provides rural districts with financial assistance for initiatives aimed at improving student achievement.
For more information regarding federal funding, please contact Leesa Grimaldo or visit the TEA website at www.tea.texas.gov.