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Title I

What is Title I? 
The purpose “…is to provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps.” Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Title I, Part A, Section 1001. MUSD receives federal funds help to meet the educational needs of students in California schools.
Funds are used to support effective, evidence-based educational strategies that close the achievement gap and enable the students to meet the state's challenging academic standards. 
"The Title I program is a federally funded program authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 as reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The State Educational Agency (SEA) shall award grants to geographically diverse local educational agencies (LEAs). In making such awards, the SEA shall prioritize awards to LEAs serving the highest percentage of schools identified by the State for comprehensive support and improvement or implementing targeted support and improvement plans. The purpose is to ensure all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach minimum proficiency." Title I: Improving Academic Achievement.” Title I: Improving Academic Achievement - Specialized Programs (CA Dept of Education), https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/sw/index.asp.