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LCAP Addendum Title II Frequently Asked Questions

Responses to frequently asked questions regarding the Title II, Part A section of the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Federal Addendum.

Below is an initial set of responses to frequently asked questions regarding the Title II, Part A portion of the LCAP Federal Addendum. New questions and responses may be added as necessary.

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What if a local educational agency (LEA) elects to transfer its Title II funds to another program? Does it have to respond to these provisions?

April 19, 2019 Clarification: All LEAs applying for Title II, Part A funds must respond to all Title II, Part A LCAP Federal Addendum provisions.

Title II, Part A funds may be transferred to other Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) programs as authorized by ESSA Section 5103(b) External link opens in new window or tab.. If the LEA elects to transfer a portion or all of its Title II, Part A funds, please indicate in each Title II, Part A LCAP Addendum response which program into which you will be transferring your Title II, Part A funds. Before an LEA may transfer funds from Title II, Part A, it must meet the requirements of ESSA Section 5103(e)(2) External link opens in new window or tab. and Section 8501 External link opens in new window or tab. regarding consultation with appropriate private school officials concerning equitable services for private school teachers. For example, for each provision, an appropriate response would be: "The LEA has elected to transfer its Title II, Part A funds to Title III, Part A, and has met all requirements concerning equitable services for private school teachers."

Professional Growth and Improvement

LCAP Federal Addendum Provision

ESSA Section 2102(b)(2)(B) External link opens in new window or tab.: Provide a description of the LEA’s systems of professional growth and improvement, such as induction for teachers, principals, or other school leaders; opportunities for building the capacity of teachers; and opportunities to develop meaningful teacher leadership.

Does the response need to include aspects of the professional growth and improvement systems that the LEA does not plan to support with Title II funds?

Yes, the LEA must describe all of its systems of professional growth and improvement even if aspects of or activities within those systems are not funded by Title II. The purpose of this is to ensure that Title II-funded activities align with the LEA’s overall strategies to support effective instruction in order to improve student outcomes.

Prioritizing Funding

LCAP Federal Addendum Provision

ESSA Section 2102(b)(2)(C) External link opens in new window or tab.: Provide a description of how the LEA will prioritize funds to schools served by the agency that are implementing comprehensive support and improvement (CSI) activities and targeted support and improvement (TSI) activities under Section 1111(d) External link opens in new window or tab. and have the highest percentage of children counted under Section 1124(c) External link opens in new window or tab..

Do charter schools or single-school districts need to respond to this provision?

Charter schools or single-school districts should use the following appropriate response:

  • Not applicable. LEA is a charter school.
  • Not applicable. LEA is a single-school district.
CSI and TSI schools have not been identified yet. Why do we have to respond to this provision?

CSI schools will first be identified in the 2018–19 school year and TSI schools will first be identified in the 2021–22 school year. In order for an LEA to receive Title II funds, it must address this provision so that it is clear to the SEA that the LEA will have a process in place to prioritize funds should schools that the LEA serves be identified for comprehensive or targeted support.

What if Title II funds are used at the district level and not assigned to school sites?

The LEA must describe how Title II-funded activities at the district level will prioritize CSI and TSI schools and schools that have the highest percentage of children counted under Section 1124(c) External link opens in new window or tab. .

Data and Ongoing Consultation to Support Continuous Improvement

LCAP Federal Addendum Provision

ESSA Section 2102(b)(2)(D) External link opens in new window or tab.: Provide a description of how the LEA will use data and ongoing consultation described in Section 2102(b)(3) External link opens in new window or tab. to continually update and improve activities supported under Title II, Part A.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 13, 2019
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