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Special Program Information - NCLB Title I Information

NCLB Title Programs
Special Programs (Descripciones de programas federales).  All LISD elementary campuses are designated school wide NCLB Title I, Part A campuses.  As a result all LISD elementary campuses receive federal funding from the Title I, Part A grant.  Every Teacher and Paraprofessional on our Title I campuses are Highly Qualified. We strongly encourage parental involvement to assist in the success of every student in LISD.
 
Todas las escuelas de LISD están designadas como escuelas Título I por la ley NCLB. Como resdultado, todas las escuelas de LISD reciben fondos federales Título I. Cada maestro y paraprofesional en nuestras escuelas Título I están altamente calificados. Alentamos la participación de los padres para ayudarnos en el éxito de cada estudiante en LISD.
 
These are the Title Programs in Lockhart ISD:
  • Title I, Part A - Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Education Agencies (LEA) provides supplemental funding to state and LEAs for resources to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families provide a high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the state's student performance standards. Title I, Part A supports schools in implementing either a school-wide program or a targeted assistance program. These programs must use effective methods and instructional strategies that are grounded in scientifically based research. 
  • Title I, Part C Migrant Education - The purpose of the Migrant Education Program is to design and support programs that help migrant students overcome the challenges of mobility, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, and other difficulties associated with a migratory lifestyle in order to succeed in school and to successfully transition to postsecondary education or employment.
  • Title II, Part A - Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting - Fund provides supplemental funding to improve student achievement by elevating teacher and principal quality through recruitment, hiring, and retention strategies to improve teacher and principal quality and increase the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools. The program uses scientifically based professional development interventions and holds districts and schools accountable for improvements in student academic performance.
  • Title III, Part A - English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act -Title III, Part A provides supplemental resources to local education agencies to help ensure that children who are limited English proficient attain English proficiency at high levels in core academic subjects to meet state mandated achievement performance standards. Click here to read about LISD Bilingual and ESL Department.
  • Title IV, Part A, Subpart 3 - Gun-Free Schools Act – This act requires states receiving NCLB funding to have a state law in effect requiring LEAs to expel any student who is determined to have brought a firearm to school or possessed a firearm at school, for a period of no less than one year. LEAs must annually report on any expulsion in order to receive federal education funding.
  • Title IX - Gender Equity for Boys and Girls - The Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance.
  • No Child Left Behind – NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher Report - The NCLB Highly Qualified requirements for teachers should not be confused with the state's teacher certification requirements. There is no connection between the two. For example, a teacher could be certified but not highly qualified according to NCLB. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) requires school districts to publish their No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Highly Qualified Teacher Reports in a public domain. 
  • The Texas Education Agency (TEA) requires school districts to publish their No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Highly Qualified Teacher Reports in a public domain. Click here to read more Highly Qualified Teacher information. Lockhart ISD is 100% Highly Qualified. To be considered highly qualified, the teacher must:  
    • Have a bachelor's degree
    • Demonstrate competency by 
      • Passing the required content test or 
      • Having an academic major or 24 hours in the subject area being taught 
  • Parental Involvement – Click here for more information on a state-wide parent involvement initiative. Parents as Teachers is an early childhood parent education and family support program designed to empower all parents to give their child the best possible start in life. Other Resources: National PTA, every child, one voice. Public Education Network.