Federal Programs

Dr. Robbie Anderson, Director of Accountability and Improvement

Patti Fatherree, Federal Programs Secretary

Phone: (423) 434-5220

Fax: (423) 218-0549

 

 

Johnson City Schools receive federal funding for many programs either through entitlement, which are funds received by all districts based on various criteria or through competitive grants, which means that the district as applied to receive a part of these funds. Below is a list of Johnson City Schools federal programs. Click the links for more information.

 

Every Student Succeeds Act

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, and represents good news for our nation’s schools. This bipartisan measure reauthorizes the 50-year-old Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s national education law, and longstanding commitment to equal opportunity for all students.

The new law builds on key areas of progress in recent years, made possible by the efforts of educators, communities, parents, and students across the country.

Click here for information on ESSA.

 

Title Schools

Federal Programs administers and supports programs that improve the academic achievement of disadvantaged students (Title I); prepare, train, and recruit high-quality teachers and principals (Title II); provide language instruction for limited English proficient students (Title III).

Title I Program

Procedures for Demonstrating Title I Comparability Compliance

Johnson City Schools Comparability Timeline

Title IIA - Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-Quality Teachers and Principals

 

English Language Learners (ELL)

The English Language Learners (ELL) program provides language instruction for limited English proficient students (Title III).

Title III - Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students

 

Homeless, Migrant & Foster Care Programs

Homeless Education program procedures of homeless and foster care students can be found below.

Title IX Homeless Education Program

JCS Board Policy on Homeless Students

McKinney-Vento Dispute Resolution Process

Foster Care Training

 

Other Federal Programs

Carl Perkins / Career Technical Education

21st Century Community Learning Centers

 

Last Updated: October 12, 2020