The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorized as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes participation by private school children and teachers as defined under Section 1117 and Section 8501, Participation by Private School Children and Teachers (under Uniform Provisions Subpart 1, Private Schools).
- Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 [As Amended Through P.L. 114-95, Enacted December 10, 2015]
- Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act: Providing Equitable Services to Eligible Private School Children, Teachers, and Families Updated Non-Regulatory Guidance, October 2019.
- Carryover Request Procedure
- Complaint Procedure
- Bypass Procedure
- Equitable Services FAQ
- Equitable Services Overview PDF
- Equitable Services to Eligible Private School Children, Teachers, and Families: Title I-A Updated Non-Regulatory Guidance, October 2019.
- Equitable Services for Eligible Private School Students, Teachers, and Other Educational Personnel
USED Non-Regulatory Guidance, March 2009
- Under ESSA Section 1117: Title I Equitable Services Responsibilities
- FY20 Proportionate Shares
ESSA Equitable Services Requirement: SEA Notice of Allocation A SEA must provide notice in a timely manner to appropriate private school officials in the State of the allocation of funds for educational services and other benefits under each ESEA program that an LEA has determined are available for eligible private school children, teachers and other educational personnel, and families. (ESEA sections 1117(a)(4)(C) and 8501(a)(4)(C).)
- The following equitable services proportionate share allocations for Title I-A Title II-A, and Title IV-A are preliminary allocations calculated using original FY20 LEA allocations only.
- Final allocations are determined at the LEA level through the budget approval process. Changes between the state published allocation and final LEA determined allocation may be attributed to one or more of the following factors:
- LEA transfer of funds (required to be discussed in consultation)
- Approval of administrative set-asides submitted in program budgets (required to be discussed in consultation)
Private School Consultation Process
Identification of Private Schools, Academically At-Risk Students and More…..
- Improving Basic Programs Operated by LEAs
- Education of Migratory Children
- Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting Fund
- English Language Acquisition, and Language Enhancement
- Providing students with a well-rounded education including programs such as college and career counseling, STEM, arts, civics and International Baccalaureate/Advanced Placement.
- Supporting safe and healthy students with comprehensive school mental health, drug and violence prevention, training on trauma-informed practices, and health and physical education.
- Supporting the effective use of technology that is backed by professional development, blended learning and ed tech devices.