Federal Funding Programs

Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs

  • The funding for Title I, Part A is determined by the number of low-income students enrolled in our district. This process involves [specific steps or criteria used to determine the number of low-income students], which ensures a fair and accurate allocation of resources.
  • Spending is based on the needs of the building school improvement plans involving all stakeholders.

Title II, Part A – Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High- Quality Teachers, Principals, and Other School Leaders

Title III – Language Instruction Education Program (LIEP)

Training, materials, and parent support for EL students

Title III – Immigrant Education

Training, materials, and parent support for newcomers

Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Enrichment

Materials to support educating the whole child including STEM

IDEA, Part B Flow-Through

Provides funds for special education services to students ages 3 to 21

IDEA, Part B Preschool

2024-2025 Consolidated District Plan

The Consolidated District Plan (formerly the Title I Plan) provides one set of planning questions to meet the requirements of the federal formula grants listed. The documents include the following: 

  • Summary of the District’s needs assessment
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Plan to support students’ academic and linguistic development
  • Plan to support teachers’ professional development
  • Plan to support parents 
  • Plan to support Youth in Care
  • Plan to support bilingual service activities

If you have any questions or feedback, please contact Nadine Norris, Title Grants Coordinator 

Parents Right To Know

In accordance with ESEA Section 1111(h)(6) PARENTS RIGHT-TO-KNOW, the Community Unit School District 201 is notifying every parent of a student in a Title I school that you have the  right and may request information regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher. This information regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s classroom teachers including, at a minimum, the following:

  • Whether the teacher has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction.
  • Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived.
  • The baccalaureate degree major of the teacher and any other graduate certification or degree held by the teacher, and the field of discipline of the certification or degree.
  • Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications.
  • If at any time your child has been taught for 4 or more consecutive weeks by a teacher not highly qualified, the school will notify you.

If you have any questions or feedback, please contact Nadine Norris, Title Grants Coordinator or Jack Baldermann, Community Unit School District 201 Superintendent