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Funding for No Child Left Behind programs is determined by the federal budget created by the U.S. President and Congress. These funds are dedicated to a certain program or “Title” of NCLB. The U.S. Department of Education distributes the funds to the states, usually on a formula basis according to the level of poverty among school children. The states distribute these funds on a formula and competitive basis. The following website links will help you understand how these funds can be used for your school.
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21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)
This program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. View a Handout (PDF File)

Early Reading First
The program supports the development of early childhood centers of excellence that focus on all areas of development, especially on the early language, cognitive, and pre-reading skills that prepare children for continued school success and that serve primarily children from low-income families.View a Handout (PDF File)

Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT)
The primary goal of this program is to improve student achievement through the use of technology in elementary and secondary schools.View a Handout (PDF File)

Improving Teacher Quality
The purpose of the program is to increase academic achievement by improving teacher and principal quality.View a Handout (PDF File)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
This site was created to provide a “one-stop shop” for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations, released in August 2006.View a Handout (PDF File)

Innovative Programs Title V
The Office of Innovation and Improvement manages grants related to parental options, teacher quality, education improvement, and technology.View a Handout (PDF File)

Native American amd Alaska Native Children in School Program
This program provides grants to eligible entities that support language instruction education projects for limited English proficient (LEP) children from Native American, Alaska Native, native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander backgrounds.View a Handout (PDF File)

Reading First
Through Reading First, states and districts receive support to apply scientifically based reading research—and the proven instructional and assessment tools consistent with this research—to ensure that all children learn to read well by the end of third grade. The program provides formula grants to states that submit an approved application.View a Handout (PDF File)

Rural and Low-Income School Program
The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to rural districts to assist them in meeting their state's definition of adequate yearly progress (AYP).View a Handout (PDF File)

Title I
This program provides financial assistance to LEAs and schools with high numbers or high percentages of poor children, to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.View a Handout (PDF File)

Title III
This program is designed to improve the education of limited English proficient (LEP) children and youths by helping them learn English and meet challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards.View a Handout (PDF File)