Community to help decide how to put school grant funds to use

Lewisville ISD officials are asking parents, teachers, principals and private/non-profit school representatives within the school district to help decide how portions of funds from three federal grant programs will be allotted for parental involvement activities and professional development.

Participants can attend one of two meetings on Monday, May 23, at the Special Services Administration Building, 400 W. Main St. in Lewisville. The first meeting is at 11:00 a.m. and the second is at 6:00 p.m.

The federal programs are administered by the Texas Education Agency and involve the following:

– Title I, Part A – Improving basic programs operated by local education districts for low-income students.

– Title II, Part A – Providing professional development for teachers, staff and administrators that is aligned with state content and student performance standards in core academic subjects. Title II, Part A also involves achieving class-size reduction and hiring/maintaining highly-qualified teachers.

– Title III, Part A – Enhancing education for students who are English Language Learners. 

Call 469-713-5200 for more information.



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