Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
About the Act
Title I, Part A (Title I) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act, provides financial assistance to local educational agencies and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.
Students experiencing homelessness are categorically eligible for Title I services, and may be served under Title I schoolwide programs, targeted assistance programs, or the Title I set-aside for students experiencing homelessness.
Regulations and Guidelines
- Visit the U.S. Department of Education’s Title I, Part A webpage
- Download the Education for Homeless Children and Youths Program: Non-Regulatory Guidance (see Section M on Coordination with Title I)
- Download the U.S. Department of Education’s Dear Colleague Letter on the Title I Homeless Set-aside