Federal Programs

  • History of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was signed into law in 1965 by President Lyndon Baines Johnson, who believed that "full educational opportunity" should be "our first national goal." From its inception, ESEA was a civil rights law.

    ESEA offered new grants to districts serving low-income students, and funding for special education centers. Additionally, the law provided federal grants to state educational agencies to improve the quality of elementary and secondary education.

    Medford School Distict 549C receives various federal grants under ESEA; reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

  • Federal Title Programs in the Medford School District 549C

    Title I-A

    Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs

    Title I-C

    Education for Migratory Children

    Title I-D

    Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent, At-Risk

    Title II-A

    Preparing, Training and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals

    Title III-A

    Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students

    Title IV-A

    Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grant

    Title VI-C

    Indian Education/Alaska Native Education

    Title IX-A (McKinney-Vento Act)

    Homeless Education

    Foster Care

    The Medford School Foster Care Point of Contact is Jason Davies

    Equitable Services

    Private/Non-Profit Schools fair access to federal funds