Federal Programs in Wilkinson County Schools for the 2010-2011 school year are the largest single source of federal aid to K-12 schools. They are: Title I improving Academic Achievement Title II Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting Title VI B2- Rural and Low Income School Program Sschool Improvement School Improvement Grants, 1003a and 1003g These programs provide federal assistance to schools, communities and children in need and has also impacted teaching and learning for children in need.
The No child Left Behind Act of 2001, signed by former President Bush on January 8, 2002, reauthorized the elementary and Secondary Act of 1965 (ESEA) and incorporates most of the major reforms proposed by for President Bush in his own No Child Left Behind framework for education reform, particularly in the areas of assessment, accountability, and school improvement. It is based on four guiding principals: 1. Accountability and Assessment 2. Parental Involvement 3. Research-Based Programs (including High-Quality Educators) 4. Flexibility
These programs shall be used to supplement and not supplant non-federal funds that would otherwise be used for activities authorized under these subparts.
The Wilkinson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, or handicapping condition. The Wilkinson County School District is an equal opportunity employer.