06-09-2015 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #33


Title
Federal Entitlement Grants: Title III, Part A, Supplementary Instructional Support for English Language Learners

Discussion

The purpose of the Title III, Part A, Supplementary Instructional Support for English Language Learners (ELL) grant is to enhance and strengthen the educational services for  ELL students by providing research based instructional support for language acquisition and academic success. To assist ELL students in developing English proficiency and meeting rigorous academic requirements, the 2015-16 grant will fund comprehensive yearlong tutoring programs, supplemental materials and supplies for  ESOL classrooms, professional development for ESOL teachers, and outreach programs to support parent involvement.

A final copy of the Title III, Part A, Supplementary Instructional Support for English Language Learners application will be available through the Office of Student Services.



Recommendation
Approve the submission of the 2015-2016 district grant application for the Title III, Part A, Supplementary Instructional Support for English Language Learners.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 6/9/2015

Authority for Action
PL107-110

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Yes

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
15/16275,406.39n/a422VariousTitleIIIVariousVariousVarious

Contact

Melissa Catechis, Director, Student Services, extension 567

Judith Magloire, ESOL Resource Teacher, extension 302