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ESEA, Title I, Part A Targeted Assistance

Consolidated Application Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title I, Part A, Targeted Assistance Programs legal assurances for fiscal year 2013-14.
ESEA, Title I, Part A, Targeted Assistance Programs

In general, each targeted assistance program section shall--

  1. Use such program's resources under this part to help participating children meet such State's challenging student academic achievement standards expected for all children;
  2. Ensure that planning for students served under this part is incorporated into existing school planning;
  3. Use effective methods and instructional strategies that are based on scientifically based research that strengthens the core academic program of the school and that--
    1. give primary consideration to providing extended learning time, such as an extended school year, before- and after-school, and summer programs and opportunities;
    2. help provide an accelerated, high-quality curriculum, including applied learning; and
    3. minimize removing children from the regular classroom during regular school hours for instruction provided under this part;
  4. Coordinate with and support the regular education program, which may include
    services to assist preschool children in the transition from early childhood programs such as Head Start, Even Start, Early Reading First or State-run preschool programs to elementary school programs;
  5. Provide instruction by highly qualified teachers;
  6. Provide opportunities for professional development with resources provided under this part, and, to the extent practicable, from other sources, for teachers, principals, and paraprofessionals, including, if appropriate, pupil services personnel, parents, and other staff, who work with participating children in programs under this section or in the regular education program (in accordance with subsection (e)(3) and section 1119);
  7. Provide strategies to increase parental involvement in accordance with section 1118, such as family literacy services; and
  8. Coordinate and integrate Federal, State, and local services and programs, including programs supported under this Act, violence prevention programs, nutrition programs, housing programs, Head Start, adult education, vocational and technical education, and job training. (ESEA Section 1115 (c))

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