Funding

Federal Entitlement Programs

US Department of Education funding to State Education Agencies (SEAs) which in turn provide funds to the Local Education Agencies (LEAs) or school districts.

Title I, parts A, B, C:

Provides funds for districts considered most at-risk, which can include in-school and supplemental programs to low income and migrant students.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Title II D- Enhancing Education through Technology (EETT):

Aims to improve elementary and secondary academic achievement through technology and technology literacy.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Title III:

This program provides funds for instruction of English Language Learners (ELL).
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000

IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act):

Provides funds for special education for students aged birth to 21 including assistive technology tools as deemed appropriate to their special needs.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Title IV, part B- 21st Century Community /Learning Centers:

Provides funds for effective before and after school activities for remedial education and ELL to improve achievement.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Title VI -Rural and Low Income School Program:

Provides funds for the training of special need teachers and educational technology.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Striving Readers:

Provides funds for programs to rate literacy levels in Title I schools.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Gear Up:

Provides funds to support high poverty middle and high schools.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

TRIO- Upward Bound:

This program’s goal is to increase the number of low income students graduating and enrolling in post secondary education.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Competitive / Discretionary Grants

Grants which are funded on a competitive application process and are awarded to the applications which best address the program’s goals.

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Educational Technology & Media:

Grants for programs that provide accessible educational materials to children with disabilities.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)- Assistive Technology:

Supports the implementation of assistive technology for individuals of all ages with disabilities.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Special Education Studies and Evaluation:

Supports studies and assessments of early intervention services and public education to children with disabilities.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Investing in Innovation:

Supports local agencies and non-profits in implementing programs to improve student achievement, closing achievement gaps, decreasing dropout rates, increasing graduation rates, increasing college enrollment and completion rates.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Demonstration and Training Programs:

Supports activities that increase rehabilitation services under Section 303. These activities can include literacy demonstrations, Braille Training and technical support.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

School Improvement Grants (SIG):

State Educational Agency grants to Local Educational Agencies for training achievement in lowest performing schools.
Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000

Current Discretionary Grant Competitions:

Aligns with:
Kurzweil 3000,   Kurzweil 1000