Title I refers to Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Title I aims to improve basic math and reading skills by directing federal funding to schools with high-percentages of low-income and at-risk students.
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In July 2013, Charlottesville City Schools saw a decrease in Title I money due to the Federal Government's sequestration program. Originally, Charlottesville budgeted for approximately $1.48 million in Title I funding, but received approximately $1.34 million.
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- Web. Improving The Academic Achievement Of The Disadvantaged, US Department of Education, Washington, DC, retrieved July 22, 2013.
- Web. Charlottesville City Schools lose Title I funds & other school news, Tim Shea, Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA, July 23, 2013, retrieved July 23, 2013.
- [ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION Official Site]