Federal Programs

Mancos School District offers additional support for students through the following federal programs under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA):

Title I, Part A - Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
The purpose of Title I, Part A is to provide resources to schools and districts to ensure that all children have a fair, equitable, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and close educational achievement gaps.

Title I, Part D - Neglected and Delinquent
This fund provides for youth in state-operated institutions. Title 1, Part D programs must meet the education needs of neglected, delinquent and at-risk youth and assist in their transition from correctional facilities to local programs.

Title II - High Quality Teachers and Principals
Title II is intended to increase student academic achievement consistent with challenging State academic standards, improve the quality and effectiveness of educators, increase the number of educators who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools, and provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective educators.

Title III - English Learners
Title III is designed to improve and enhance the education of English learners (ELs)  in becoming proficient in English, as well as meeting the Colorado Academic Content Standards.  The program provides enhanced instructional opportunities for immigrant students. These funds are used to support the education of our EL students in all of our schools.

Title IV - Student Support & Academic Enrichment
Title IV is intended to improve students’ academic achievement by increasing the capacity to provide all students with access to a well-rounded education, improve school conditions for student learning, and improve the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
The Homeless Education program is authorized under Title VII-B of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 USC 11431 et seq.). The McKinney-Vento Act was enacted to address the numerous barriers homeless children face in obtaining a free, appropriate public education.