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Title I, Early Release, ARRA Funding Announcements

5 billion in Title I funding is being made available early to districts for schools that serve high concentrations of students from families that live in poverty. These funds are available to support innovative strategies in Title I schools that improve education for at-risk students, close achievement gaps, and stimulate local economies. Likewise, $6.1 billion in early IDEA funding provides states, school districts and early intervention service providers with additional support for innovative strategies to improve outcomes for infants, toddlers, children and youths with disabilities while stimulating the economy.

Race to the Top Fund competitive grants for education innovation and reform.

The Race to the Top Fund provides competitive grants to encourage and reward States that are creating the conditions for education innovation and reform.

Title I — Improving The Academic Achievement Of The Disadvantaged

September 15th,2004 The purpose of this title is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging State academic achievement standards and state academic assessments. This purpose can be accomplished by —