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Title I Targeted Assistance Programs

Title I, Part A, funds in a targeted assistance (TA) school are used in the following ways:

  • To provide services to eligible children identified by the school as most at risk of failing to meet the state's academic content standards
  • To supplement the services that would be provided by nonfederal sources, in the absence of the Title I, Part A funds
  • To support methods and instructional strategies that are proven to be effective and that strengthen the core curriculum

Records must be maintained to document that Title I, Part A funds are spent only on activities and services for eligible students.

Program Services in a Targeted Assistance School

In general, each TA program must use Title I, Part A, funds to help participating children meet the state academic content standards. Students eligible for services must be identified on the basis of multiple, educationally related, objective criteria established by the local educational agency (LEA) and school.

The school program should use effective teaching methods and instructional strategies that are based on scientific research, strengthen the core academic program, and accomplish the following objectives:


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