Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)/Federal Title Programs
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently authorized as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, is federal legislation that promotes student achievement through school and district reform. ESSA requires each state to develop and implement a system for holding all districts and schools accountable for the education of students.Federal ESEA Program Application
Allocations for the 2019-20 school year are available in SERVS Financial. Districts and charter schools must accept funds and initiate applications for FIN 401 – Title I, FIN 406 –Title I Part D, FIN 414 – Title II, and FIN 417 – Title III. The guides below provide information to complete the required process. Contact your area director if you have questions.
- Federal Programs Area Director Contact List
- Access to Applications in SERVS Financial
- Accept or Decline Funds
- Initiate Application and Provide Contact Information
- Revise Budget to Actual Amounts
- Balance Forward and Carryover
- Title I, II, II and IV, Yearly Timeline
ESEA Federal Program Electronic Update
ESEA Parent Notification
Documents and Resources
Preliminary Fiscal Year 2020-21 Federal Title Grant Allocations - 6/5/20
Clarifies federal grants management requirements for education activities.
Guidance for Using Distance Learning for Migratory Children - 4/13/20
Federal ESEA/ESSA Waiver Guidance - 4/10/20
Title IV Part A COVID-19 Questions and Answers - 4/10/20
Federal ESEA Title Programs and COVID-19 FAQ - 3/25/20
Nonpublic Services and Equitable Share During COVID-19 - 3/23/20
This document outlines the process to follow if an organization or individual has reason to believe that the state or district is not correctly administering an Elementary and Secondary Education Act Program.
This document contains definitions and eligibility considerations concerning federal Title funds for certain charter schools in their first year of operation or charter schools experiencing significant expansion of enrollment.