Public Notice and Opportunity for Public Input on Possible Federal Grant Applications

In accordance with federal and state guidelines, public school districts are required to provide the public with notice of their application for federal grants and an opportunity to provide input.  

This notice is to inform the public and community that Northside ISD is in the process of or has the intention to apply for the following grants:  

  • Special Education Consolidated Grant
    The grants in the Special Education Consolidated Grant Application (Federal) provide financial assistance to local educational agencies to help them ensure that they identify and provide a free appropriate public education to students with disabilities who are eligible for special education and related services, protect the rights of students with disabilities and the rights of their parents, and design individualized education programs that meet the needs of students with disabilities and that prepare those students for further education, employment, and independent living. 
    • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)-B Formula:  IDEA-B Formula provides supplemental resources to help school districts ensure that eligible students (ages 3-21) with disabilities are provided with a free appropriate public education as required by federal statute. 
    • IDEA-B Preschool: These funds supplement and increase services beyond the level of State and local funds expended for preschool students ages 3–5 with disabilities.
    • IDEA-B Discretionary Deaf Program: These funds provide educational services to students ages 3-21 who are deaf or hard of hearing enrolled in a Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD), and information to families to facilitate family involvement in the education of their deaf and hard of hearing children.
  • Perkins V. Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st. Century
    The purpose of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is to develop more fully the academic knowledge, technical, and employability skills of secondary education students who enroll in Career and Technical Education programs and programs of study.
  • Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated Federal Grant
    • Title I, Part A:  Title I, Part A, provides supplemental resources to school districts to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families provide high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the challenging state academic standards.
    • Title I, Part C: The goal of Title I, Part C is to ensure that all migratory children reach challenging academic standards and graduate with a high school diploma or complete a High School Equivalency Diploma that prepares them for responsible citizenship, further learning, and productive employment.
    • Title II, Part A: Title II, Part A provides funds to support districts to increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality, increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom, and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools.
    • Title III, Part A:  Title III, Part A English Language Acquisition (ELA) helps ensure that children who are limited English proficient, including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment in English, and meet the same challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards as all children are expected to meet. 
    • Title IV, Part, A:  Title IV, Part A – The Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program is to improve students’ academic achievement by providing all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the use of technology.
  • Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC): The federal Nita M. Lowey 21st CCLC program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic and enrichment opportunities, during non-school hours for students, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects.
  • Texas Education for Homeless Children and Youth (TECHY) Grant: This grant promotes equitable access by removing barriers to enrollment and identification, increase levels of support services, and utilize academic, program, and outcome data to foster the overall success of homeless children and unaccompanied youth. 

Click here to provide public comment on the 2024-2025 federal grant applications.  Public comment will be open from Monday, May 20, 2024 through Friday, June 14, 2024 

Haga clic aquí para proporcionar comentarios públicos sobre las solicitudes de subvenciones federales de 2024-2025. Los comentarios públicos estarán abiertos desde el lunes, 20 de mayo de 2024 hasta el viernes, 14 de junio de 2024.