Welcome to Barnstable United Elementary Title I
The Barnstable United School Title 1 program is a federally funded supplemental academic support program for students struggling with reading and math skills. Students most in need of additional support in these areas are selected for the program based on a criterion ranking process. The goals of the program are success in the regular classroom program, attainment of grade level proficiency, and achievement in basic and more advanced skills.For additional information, Please visit the Barnstable Public School District Title 1 Website by clicking the link belowVisit the Title 1 Program's Website at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary EducationOr Contact the Barnstable Public School District's Title 1 DirectorKristen HarmonAssistant Superintendent | Title 1 Director(508) 862-4976
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An Introduction to the Title 1 Program
Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended (ESEA) provides financial assistance to districts 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. Federal funds are currently allocated through statutory formulas that are based primarily on census poverty estimates and the cost of education in each state. Title I, Part D is a program that provides funds to improve educational services for children and youth in local and state institutions for neglected or delinquent children. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) also provides subgrants using state and federal funds to districts for the purpose of providing assistance for district and school improvement.*video and overview courtesy of YouTube and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)