The Board of Education may apply for Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) funding for programs designed to assist educationally disadvantaged children meet the state's student performance standards.
In order to receive such funding, the district will submit district-wide and school-based Title I plans which comply with the requirements of Title I with the State Education Department when necessary.
To remain eligible for such funds, the district will ensure that either the combined fiscal effort per student or the aggregate expenditures of the district and the state for the preceding fiscal year are not less than 90 percent of such expenditures for the year prior to the preceding fiscal year. The district will only use Title I funds to supplement the amount of funds that would, in the absence of such funds, be made available from non-federal sources for the education of students participating in Title I programs. The district will not replace non-federal funds with Title I funds.
20 USC §§6312-6315, 6322 (Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act)
20 USC §8891 (fiscal requirements for Title I funds)
34 CFR Part 75 (application procedures for grant programs)
34 CFR §§200.8, 200.63 (Title I program and fiscal requirements)