Hillsborough County Public Schools Business
Action Item

DATE: Tuesday, July 14, 2009
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent


Approve All Title I Projects and Funds, Based on Final Approval from the State, for the 2009/2010 School Year (Student Services and Federal Programs Division)


Title 1 funds will provide resources to support educational programs for approximately 78,500 children in 130 schoolwide program schools, 12 institutions for delinquent children, 12 institutions for neglected children, 26 non-public institutions, 5 eligible migrant high schools, 5 eligible migrant funded middle schools, and 16 eligible migrant funded elementary schools. The district has received only preliminary allocations for each Title I Project. The preliminary allocations, which may include any allowable roll forward amounts, are as follows:


* Increase promotion rates at all grade levels and the percentage of high school graduates


This item is included in the District Special Revenue/Federal Programs Budget. This project will provide approximately $89,239.653 in federal funds under Title I.


By November 1, 2010, a comprehensive evaluation of the 2009/10 Title I Project will be completed. The evaluation will determine the impact that Title I funds had in increasing student achievement at eligible schools. Data to be analyzed will include Kindergarten Readiness, Adequate Yearly Progress, school grades, state assessments, graduation rate, School Climate and Perception Survey results,which will include parent and community involvement data, professional development, and Supplemental Educational Services. The information will be used to better prioritize and direct federal dollars toward programs and initiatives that are closing current achievement gaps.

SUBMITTED BY: Jeff Eakins, General Director of Federal Programs

Gwendolyn L. Luney, Assistant Superintendent
Student Services and Federal Programs
(813) 272-4879
Gretchen Saunders
Chief Business Officer
(813) 272-4270
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