Title I, Part A Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
The purpose of Tennessee's federally funded Title I, Part A Program is to support local school districts improve teaching and learning for students in high-poverty schools so that these students meet the state's challenging content and performance standards.
Title II, Part A Teacher and Principal Training
The purpose of the program is to increase academic achievement by improving teacher and principal quality. This program is carried out by increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in classrooms; increasing the number of highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools, and increasing the effectiveness of teachers and principals by holding LEAs and schools accountable for improvements in student academic achievement. More information is available at the U.S. Department of Education.