Title I, Part A
Title I, Part A is a federal program that provides financial assistance to local educational agencies and public schools with high numbers or high percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Title I, Part A is a formula grants program for "improving the academic achievement of the disadvantaged." (OSPI) Cashmere School District receives Title I funds, which are utilized at Vale Elementary School.
For more information on Title I, Part A see http://www.k12.wa.us/TitleI/default.aspx
Also, the following is a Parent’s Guide to Title I http://www.k12.wa.us/TitleI/TitleI/ParentsGuide.aspx
Learning Assistance Program
The Learning Assistance Program (LAP) is Washington's state-funded program that provides additional academic support to eligible students. LAP funds are available to support programs in grades K-12 in reading, writing, and mathematics, and in readiness for those subjects. (OSPI). LAP funds are used at each school in the district.
Migrant Education Program
The Washington State Migrant Education Program provides services to migrant children and their families. The program is federally funded as part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title I, Part C. (OSPI).
For more information, visit, http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/Services.aspx
Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program (state) and Title III (federal)
TBIP and Title III provide funds to local education agencies to ensure equal educational opportunities for students whose primary language is other than English. (OSPI).
For more information, visit, http://www.k12.wa.us/MigrantBilingual/BilingualProgram.aspx
Homeless Education (McKinney Vento Act)
For questions about any of these state and federal programs, please contact the Cashmere School District office at (509) 782-3355.