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Notice of Public Comment Opportunity for ESSA/Title 1 Federal Funds for the 2024-25 School Year

Notice of Public Comment Opportunity for ESSA/Title 1 Federal Funds for the 2024-25 School Year


Public Notice for Applying for the ESSA Federal Grant Funding for Independent School Districts

Crandall ISD is submitting an application for the following fund and general grants as follows:

Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs - Award Amount: $459,768
Title I, Part A - Intent and Purpose: Title I Part A, provides supplemental resources to LEA’s to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families, provide high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the challenging state academic standards.

CISD intended use of Funds: Salaries; Address Needs of Homeless Students; Professional/Contracted Services; At Risk Support; Curricular Resources; Professional Development; RLA Interventions; Student Social Emotional Programs to improve academic achievement; Supplemental Curricular Materials

Title II, Part A –Supporting Effective Instruction- Award Amount: $126,413
Title II, Part A - Intent and Purpose: The intent and purpose of the Title II, Part A, program is to provide resources to LEAs to do the following:

● Increase student achievement consistent with the challenging state academic standards

● Improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders

● Increase the number of teachers, principals and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools

● Provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals and other school leaders

● Support educators in their work to improve the overall quality of instruction and ensure equity of educational opportunity for all students.

CISD intended use of Funds: Salaries; Professional Development and growth

Title III, Part A — English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement Act: $111,544
Title III, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as reauthorized under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), aims to ensure that English learners (ELs) and immigrant students attain English proficiency and develop high levels of academic achievement in English. Title III will also assist all English learners meet the same challenging State academic standards that all children are expected to meet.

CISD intended use of Funds: Salaries; Professional/Contracted Services; Professional Development; Supplies and Materials for General Program Implementation; Parent Family Engagement; Resources to support student achievement with the implementation of LIEPs

Title IV, Student Support & Academic Enrichment - Part A Award Amount: $30,864
Title IV, Part A - Intent and Purpose: Title IV, Part A Subpart I, Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grants are designed to improve the academic achievement of all students by increasing the capacity of LEAs, schools, and communities to:

● Provide all students with access to a well-rounded education

● Improve school conditions for student learning (safe and healthy students)

● Improve the use of technology in order to enhance academic outcomes and digital literacy of students

CISD intended use of Funds: Contracted Services; School Character Education Programming, AP Training, Camp Invention-Advanced Academics; Supplies and Materials; Advanced Academic resources for well-rounded programming; Technology Resources: software, not infrastructure

For more information or comment, please contact the District ESSA contact prior to July 15th, 2024

District Contact: Dr. Charlene Goss
Phone Number: 972-427-6000