Title VII funding is designed to support programs in schools and districts to meet the unique educational and cultural needs of Alaska Native and American Indian students. These programs must help these children meet the same challenging state standards as all other students. Programs that qualify for Title VII funding may include early childhood and enrichment programs. For more information regarding Title VII, please visit:
(1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary shall award grants to eligible entities to enable such entities to carry out activities that meet the purpose of this section, including —
(A) innovative programs related to the educational needs of educationally disadvantaged children;
(B) educational services that are not available to such children in sufficient quantity or quality, including remedial instruction, to raise the achievement of Indian children in one or more of the core academic subjects of English, mathematics, science, foreign languages, art, history, and geography;
(C) bilingual and bicultural programs and projects;
(D) special health and nutrition services, and other related activities, that address the special health, social, and psychological problems of Indian children;
(E) special compensatory and other programs and projects designed to assist and encourage Indian children to enter, remain in, or reenter school, and to increase the rate of high school graduation for Indian children;
(F) comprehensive guidance, counseling, and testing services;
(G) early childhood and kindergarten programs, including family-based preschool programs that emphasize school readiness and parental skills, and the provision of services to Indian children with disabilities;
(H) partnership projects between local educational agencies and institutions of higher education that allow secondary school students to enroll in courses at the postsecondary level to aid such students in the transition from secondary to postsecondary education;
(I) partnership projects between schools and local businesses for career preparation programs designed to provide Indian youth with the knowledge and skills such youth need to make an effective transition from school to a high-skill, high-wage career;
(J) programs designed to encourage and assist Indian students to work toward, and gain entrance into, an institution of higher education;
Edmentum provides programs that help schools meet the goals of Title VII by:
- Providing standards-based, academic content instruction and assessment programs for all children.
- Providing guidance and opportunities for individualized instruction and target teaching designed to help students master standards and boost test scores.
- Includes remedial instruction, to raise the achievement of students in one or more of the core academic subjects of English, mathematics, science, foreign languages, art, history, and geography.
- Programs are designed to assist students and to increase the rate of high school graduation