FEDERAL PROGRAMS

Federal Programs include funding that comes from the federal government rather than state and local governments. Please select/click on each program title heading for more information or the school policy.

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.

ESSR

Arkoma ARP ESSER III Use of Funds Plan 

On March 24, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) awarded the first two-thirds of the American Rescue Plan’s (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund to the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE). In a timely and expedited manner, the OSDE is releasing the allocation to local educational agencies (LEAs) understanding the immediate needs of Oklahoma school districts to begin using these funds as authorized and for the purposes of preventing, preparing for and responding to COVID-19. The OSDE recognizes the extraordinary efforts made by school districts, educators and communities to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic and these funds are necessary to continue those strategic investments. As such, OSDE is releasing these Frequently Asked Questions as additional guidance alongside the ESSER III application.

The ARP ESSER III Plan is open to public comment. Please send to superintendent@arkoma.k12.ok.us

FOSTER CARE PLAN

Point of Contact is Jessica Walden jwalden@arkoma.k12.ok.us  918.875.3351

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. Arkoma's current program targets reading for students Kindergarten - Second grade and reading and math for Third grade students.  Parent and Family Involvement Policy

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.

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. 

TITLE X, PART C - MCKINNEY-VENTO HOMELESS EDUCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

To address the problems that homeless children and youth have faced in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school. Under this program, State educational agencies must ensure that each homeless child and youth has access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as other children. Homeless children and youth should have access to the same challenging student academic achievement standards to which all students are held. FAFSA FORM FOR INDEPENDENT STUDENT Point of Contact is Jessica Walden  jwalden@arkoma.k12.ok.us  918.875.3351

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