What is the purpose of Title II, Part A?
The purpose of Title II, Part A is to provide grants to State educational agencies and sub grants to local educational agencies to:
- increase student achievement consistent with the challenging State academic standards;
- improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals, and other school leaders;
- Increase the number of teachers, principals, and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools; and
- Provide low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals and other school leaders. [ESSA, Section 2001]