Federal Programs Overview


Students”No Child Left Behind”

 All of these projects are funded by federal funds:  Established guidelines and procedures are followed to provide these additional services.  A brief explanation is provided below. Contact the Freddie Salgado at Administrative Office/Federal Programs, 1515 E. Sanger (433-0400 or 433-0100) for more information.

Title I - Part A - Basic Programs
T
itle I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) provides local educational agencies (LEAs, or school districts) with extra resources to help improve instruction in high-poverty schools and ensure that poor and minority children have the same opportunity as other children to meet challenging State academic standards. The “No Child Left Behind Act of 2001” (NCLB) reauthorizes the ESEA and incorporates nearly all of the major reforms especially in the areas of assessment, accountability, and school improvement. The new law requires States to develop standards in reading and math, and assessments linked to those standards for all students in grades 3-8. Local schools districts can only use Title I funds for activities that scientifically based researched to be highly effective in helping all students meet these State standards.  The Title I Elementary Schools in Hobbs are: Coronado, Edison, Jefferson, Southern Heights, Taylor, Will Rogers, and B.T. Washington. Services are also provided at the Alternative High School for students who attend the N/D Home- Humphrey House and the private schools – St. Helena’s Parochial School.
 

Title II, Part A - Improving Teacher/Principal Quality State Grants-
Authorizes a new State formula grant program that combines the Eisenhower Professional Development State Grants and Class-Size Reduction programs into one program that focuses on  preparing, training, and recruiting high-quality teachers and principals.

Title II, Part D - Enhancing Education Through Technology

Consolidates the current Technology Literacy Challenge Fund (TLCF) and Technology Innovation Challenge Grant programs into a single State formula grant program to support the integration of educational technology into classrooms to improve teaching and learning.

Title III - English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act
Consolidates the 13 current bilingual and immigrant education programs into a State formula program and significantly increases flexibility and accountability. This program maintains the current focus on assisting school districts in teaching English to limited English proficient students and in helping these students meet the same challenging State standards required of all other students.

State Bilingual Education State Bilingual Education offers qualifying students of all the Hobbs Municipal Schools academic skill development in their native language and English language fluency development opportunities.

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