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Information pertaining to resources and assistance for school support.

Comprehensive Support and Improvement
Program requirements and other related information regarding federal funds authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2015, Title I, Section 1003 External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; 1MB)

Targeted Support and Improvement/Additional Targeted Support and Improvement
Program requirements and other related information regarding the federal program authorized under the ESEA of 1965 as amended by the ESSA in 2015, Title I, Section 1003 External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; 1MB)

School Improvement Grant
Program requirements and other related information regarding federal funds for School Improvement Grants, authorized under Section 1003(g) of Title I of the ESEA External link opens in new window or tab.

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A Web-based reporting tool used by local educational agencies to apply for funding and submit budget revisions and expenditure reports.

Questions:   School Improvement and Support Office | SISO@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0833
Last Reviewed: Monday, February 4, 2019
Recently Posted in Title I: Improving Academic Achievement
  • Sample Timeline for Determining Comparability (added 07-Aug-2019)
    The following is a suggested timeline for local educational agencies (LEAs) to use to accomplish tasks to determine Title I, Part A Comparability of Services among schools within the LEA.
  • Comparability Form Completion Instructions (added 07-Aug-2019)
    For local educational agencies (LEAs) to use for planning purposes in calculating Teacher Full-time Equivalent, to determine Title I, Part A Comparability of Services among schools within the LEA.
  • Title I, Part A Comparability of Services (added 07-Aug-2019)
    Local educational agencies (LEAs) receiving Title I, Part A funds must provide comparable services to all schools within the LEA using state and local funds.