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Federal Programs

Dr. Renee Wood, Supervisor of Elementary Schools and Federal Programs

Patti Fatherree, Administrative Assistant

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. 

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.

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).

English Language Learners (ELL)

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

Homeless, Migrant & Foster Care Programs

Homeless Education Program procedures of homeless and foster care students can be found in the important links section.