Title I Services for Students in Private SchoolsTitle I, Part A requires that a local educational agency (LEA) provides eligible private school children with Title I educational services that are equitable to those provided to eligible public school children.
Title I, Part A requires that 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, Part A 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.
The Title I, Part A Equitable Services Frequently Asked Questions are intended to help LEAs, and other stakeholders, understand the statutory requirements for Title I, Part A equitable services for eligible students attending nonprofit private schools.
Text of the ESSA (PDF)
ESSA, Title I, Part A, Section 1117, Participation of Children Enrolled in Private Schools.
Title I Resource Tool Kit
Ensuring equitable services to private school children.
Equitable Services Ombudsman
Information on the Equitable Services Ombudsman.