What is the purpose of Title I?
Title I, Part A is the largest federal grant program supporting public education. Title I provides resources to help ensure that all children have the opportunity to receive a quality education, resulting in their attainment of high academic standards. The US Department of Education allocates funds based on census poverty rates from ages 5 through 17. Essentially, Title I focuses on providing additional instructional time in the areas of reading and math. Eligibility is based on statutory formulas.