Federal Programs

Federal Programs include funding that comes from the federal government rather than state and local governments. 

Alternative Education

This program provides for an educational process that incorporates the appropriate structure, curriculum, motivation incentives, and records necessary to provide effective instruction for those students (grades 6-12) whose needs are better served outside of the traditional school setting.

Carl D. Perkins Vocational & Technical Education Act

The purpose of this Act is to develop more fully the academic, vocational, and technical skills of secondary students and post-secondary students who elect to enroll in vocational and technical education programs and supports funding of the high school Career Counselor.

IDEA - Flow Through

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Provides funding to assist districts with the education of special needs students. Funding is based upon the number of students identified with disabilities.

IDEA - PreSchool

Provides funds for demonstration projects for disabled preschool children through five years of age as of December 1 each year.

Johnson O'Malley

Funds allocated under this program are used to meet the educational needs of eligible Indian students. Eligible Indian students include children who are certified as 1/4 or more degree Indian blood or tribal membership.

Reading Sufficiency

The purpose of this program is to insure that each child attains the necessary reading skills by completion of third grade. Schools receive funding to support staff up to $150.00 for each student (1st - 3rd grade) who is on a reading assessment plan for the current school year.

Title I Part A

Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged.
The purpose of this program is to help disadvantaged students meet high standards. Monies are generated by the free and reduced lunch count. Fort Gibson's current program targets reading for students Kindergarten - Second grade and reading and math for Third grade students.

Title II Part A

Improving Teacher and Principal Quality
Program's purpose is to increase student achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools. Class size reduction is included in this program.

Title II Part D

Educational Technology
The purpose of this program is to support a comprehensive system, as demonstrated by the District Technology Plan, for the acquisition and use by elementary and secondary public schools of technology, technology enhanced curricula, instruction, professional development activities focused on the use of technology as an instructional tool, administrative support resources, and services to improve the delivery of educational services.

Title IV

Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities
Program enables schools to design and implement effective drug and violence prevention programs in an effort to foster a safe and drug free learning environment that supports student academic achievement.

Title V

Innovative Education Program
This program provides supplementary instruction and services to all students including at-risk youth and supports a wide variety of innovative school improvement efforts. Eighty-five percent (85%) of the district's grant is awarded on the basis of average daily membership and the number of high-cost students.TT

Title VI

Indian Education Program
This program funds services for Native American students who have been identified as eligible from information on their completed Form 506. 

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