Program Authorization: Title 1 of ESEA of 1965 as amended by P.L. 103-382, IASA of 1994; Education for Homeless Children and Youth (Title VII subtitle B of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act
The purpose of this program is to raise the educational level of educationally deprived children to that appropriate for their age and provide grants to state and local education agencies.
The mission of the Title 1/Helping Disadvantaged Children Meet High Standards Program is to improve student achievement for disadvantaged children by improving the classroom instruction in high poverty schools in Louisiana.
The goal of the Title 1/Helping Disadvantaged Children Meet High Standards Program is to enable disadvantaged children to meet challenging standards expected of all children.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM
SOURCE OF FUNDING
This program is funded with Federal Funds through Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by improving America's Schools Act of 1994.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 101.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.0% of the total request ($229,947,953) for this program. The increase reflects the addition of a new grant entitled Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration Program.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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