The mission and responsibility of the Federal Programs Department are to procure, monitor and utilize federal funds for the following programs in order to provide quality federal educational opportunities for all students and staff to develop the skills necessary to reach their maximum potential as responsible, productive citizens and life-long learners.
ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001) Programs:Title I, Part A (Improving Academic Performance of the Disadvantaged)Title II, Part A (Teacher and Principal Quality)Title III (English Acquisition, Language Enhancement Academic Achievement)Title IV, Part A (Student Support and Academic Enrichment)
Comments Sought on Federal FundsEvery year the Parma City School District receives funds from the federal government to provide various educational services. District administrators invite comments from the public regarding services listed below. Please call or write the Office of Federal Programs, Parma City Schools District 5311 Longwood Avenue, Parma Ohio 44134, (440) 842-7979.Title I, Part A monies provide supplemental instructional services in the content areas of reading and mathematics to students in grades K-4 that meet the criteria for service.Title II, Part A monies are provided to increase student achievement through enhancing the teacher and principal quality through professional development, recruitment, hiring and retention.Title III monies provide the opportunity for the district to assist in teaching English to limited English proficient children and helping these students meet the same challenging standards of all students.Title IV, Part A monies are provided to assist the district with 1) providing all students with access to a well-rounded education, 2) improving school conditions for student learning, and 3) improving the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.All federally funded programs provide for the participation of non-public schools.