Federal Programs

Federal Programs - Every Student Succeeds Act

Decatur County Schools receives funds under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to provide a variety of programs throughout the school system. ESSA funds are appropriated to each of the schools within the county and used to fund not only salaries, but also many of the supplementary instructional programs found within our schools. Parental engagement is a critical component of programs funded by ESSA.

The following programs are provided in Decatur County Schools as a part of Every Student Succeeds:


Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs


Title I, Part C – Education of Migratory Children


Title I, Part D – Prevention & Intervention Program for Children & Youth Who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk


Title II, Part A – Supporting Effective Instruction


Title III, Part A – Language Instruction for English Learners and Immigrant Students


Title IV – Student Support & Academic Enrichment for a Well-Rounded Education


Title V, Part B – Rural Education Initiative


Title IX – Homeless Education


The following links provide additional information about the above-mentioned programs:


Every Student Succeeds Act



Please click the links below for more information:


District Parent and Family Engagement Plan-Systemwide

District Politica de Participacion de Padres y Familias del Distrito 2019-20

HOMELESS EDUCATION POLICY 2019-2020

SIN HOGAR EDUCACIÓN POLÍTICA 2019-2020

Title I Brochure

Homeless Education Procedures

Immigrant Procedures