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Title I Services for Students in Private Schools

Title I requires that an LEA provides eligible private school children with Title I educational services that are equitable to those provided to eligible public school children.

Title I requires that local educational agencies (LEAs) provide eligible private school children with Title I educational services or other benefits that are equitable to those provided to eligible public school children. Title I services for eligible private school children must be developed in consultation with private school officials. Eligible students enrolled in private schools receive Title I, Part A services; private schools do not receive Title I, Part A funds. The public school district, where the students reside, is responsible for making these services available for students in private schools.

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NCLB, Title I, Part A, Section 1120, Participation of Children Enrolled in Private Schools..

Title I Resource Tool Kit External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
Ensuring equitable services to private school children.

Questions:   Title I Policy and Program Guidance | TITLEI@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0917 
Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 26, 2016
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