On Jan. 8, 2002, President Bush signed into law the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). This new law represents his education reform plan and contains the most sweeping changes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) since it was enacted in 1965.
Title I-Part-A - Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
The purpose of Title I Part-A (the largest program) is to ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach proficiency on challenging state academic standards and assessments.
Title II - Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High Quality Teachers and Principals
The purpose of Title II is to provide financial assistance for preparing, training, recruiting and retaining high quality teachers and principals. Funds provide professional activities, which enhance teacher skills and directly impact student learning.
Title IV Part-A - Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act
The purpose of Title IV Part-A is to provide financial assistance to support safe and drug free environment to ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high quality education.
Title IV-B - 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)
The purpose of Title VI-B is to provide financial assistance to rural and low income students to meet challenging academic content and student performance standards.
You can check out more about the Federal Programs and Title 1 at the Georgia Department of Education web site: http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/tss_title.aspx