Entitlements are allocated (see formula allocation spreadsheets) to LEAs based on a formula that takes into account pupil population and poverty rates. Entitlement programs are found under:
► Title I, Part A Improving Basic Programs
► Title I, Part C Education of Migratory Children
► Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 Neglected and Delinquent
► Title II, Part A Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting
► Title II, Part D, Subpart 1 Education Technology
► Title III, Part A, Subpart 1 English Language Acquisition and Language Enhancement
► Title IV, Part A, Subpart 1 Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities
► Title V, Part A Innovative Programs
LEAs apply for entitlement funds through an ESEA Consolidated Application.
NCLB Competitive Grants are awarded to a limited number of LEAs on a discretionary basis.
LEAs may also access discretionary dollars directly from USED through several different programs under NCLB. For more information, please see Funding Opportunities for LEAs through USED.