10-27-2015 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #25


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. The final copy of this grant is available through the Office of Student Services.

Recommendation
Accept the 2015-16 Title III, Part A, grant award.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 6/9/2015
Consent after Information10/27/2015

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
15/16$275,160.60NA4229295416097VariousVariousVarious

Contact
Melissa Catechis, Director, Student Services, extension 567 Judith Magloire, ESOL Resource Teacher, extension 302