The purpose of Title II, Part A is to provide grants to State educational agencies, local educational agencies, State agencies for higher education, and eligible partnerships to increase student academic achievement. This was formerly the Eisenhower Class Size Reeducation Act
- Strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals, assistant principals in schools and high quality, sustained staff development.
- Holding local educational agencies and schools accountable for improvement in student academic achievement.
Part D – BUSD Not Eligible
The purpose of Title II, Part D is to assist every student in crossing the digital divide by ensuring that every student is technologically literate by the time the student finishes the eighth grade, regardless of the student’s race, ethnicity, gender, family income, geographic location, or disability.
- Providing assistance to States and localities for the implementation and support of a comprehensive system that effectively uses technology in elementary schools and secondary schools to improve student academic achievement.
- Encouraging the establishment or expansion of initiatives, including initiatives involving public-private partnerships, designed to increase access to technology, particularly in schools served by high-need local educational agencies.
- Promoting initiatives that provide school teachers, principals, and administrators with the capacity to integrate technology effectively into curricula and instruction that are aligned with challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards, through such means as high-quality professional development programs.
- Supporting local efforts using technology to promote parent and family involvement in education and communication among students, parents, teachers, principals, and administrators.