Overview of Grants
Decatur Public School District
Title I part A - Improving Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
The purpose of the Title I program is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach proficiency or above on challenging state academic achievement standards and assessments.
Title I part D– Low Income Neglected Students
The purpose of the Title I part D is to provide programs and services to neglected and delinquent students at Webster Cantrell Hall.
Title II A - Teacher and Principal Quality
Title II provides the funding for states and districts to meet the requirement of Section 1119, which plans for all teachers to be highly qualified. Funds are provided to develop and provide professional development activities and programs that are designed to improve the quality of staff. In addition, initiatives to recruit and promote retention of Highly Qualified Teachers and principals are encouraged.
Title III - Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Immigrant Students and TBE/TPI
Title III funds are provided to ensure Civil Rights of LEP students equal access to school curriculum while learning English and supports a comprehensive approach to meeting needs of LEP students.
Preschool for All
Truants Alternative and Optional Education Program
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Early Childhood Math Grant