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Federal Programs

Title I - Special Educational Needs of Underprivileged Children - The purpose of Title I is to “Ensure that all children have a fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic standards”.

Title II – Improving Teacher Quality - The purpose of this program is to increase academic achievement by improving teacher and principal quality.

Title III - English as a Second Language - The purpose of Title III is to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) students master English and meet the same rigorous standards for academic achievement as all children are expected to meet, and to support to the extent possible, the native language skills of such students.

Title VI – Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) - The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to rural districts to assist them in meeting their state’s definition of adequate yearly progress (AYP).

Math and Science Partnership - The goal of the Math and Science Partnership program is to improve student academic achievement of elementary and secondary students in mathematics and science by increasing instructional quality of teachers.

TAP - All Hampton One Schools have been identified as TAP (Teacher Advancement Program) schools. During the school year 2017-2018, the schools will transition to TIF Sustainability schools with support from the State Department of Education's TIF Sustainability team. The schools utilize the STEPS for Effective Learning process for professional learning. Curriculum, instruction, and assessment are implemented using the five-step process that includes 1) identification of student needs, 2) new teacher learning aligned to student need and formatted for the classroom, 3) development of new learning with support in the classroom, 4) application of new learning to the classroom, and 5) evaluating the impact on student performance.