Federal Programs

Lawton Public School's Federal Programs

What are all of the programs? 
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Teresa Donahue

Ellen Robinson

Title I Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged

The purpose of this title is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments. This purpose can be accomplished by ensuring that high quality academic assessments, accountability systems, teacher preparation, and training, curriculum, and instructional materials are aligned with challenging state academic standards so that students, teachers, parents, and administrators can measure progress against common expectations for student academic achievement.

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A Parent's Right to Know Information

Site Title I Information

Parent & Family Engagement Resources

Lori Newell

Donna Seymour

Language Instruction Education Program (LIEP) for English Learner Students:

Title III Part A funds will be used to improve the education of LEP children by assisting them to learn English and meet challenging state academic and student academic achievement standards. Schools will use approaches and methodologies derived from scientifically-based research on teaching LEP and immigrant children. 
For more information about the Title III English Learners Program in Lawton Public Schools, please see the TITLE III English Learners web-page.

Tonya Bond

EL Webpage Link

Title VI - Indian Education

Title VI is a federally funded program designed to meet the needs of Native American students. The goals and objectives are to promote and enhance positive school performance, academic achievement, and enrich understanding of the Native American culture. The Title VI grant program provides additional assistance for Native American students at risk for meeting proficiency on state mandated assessments. Each student must have a Title VI Student Eligibility Certification (ED 506 Form) and membership/enrollment number or tribal enrollment/membership/citizenship card or letter on file in the Federal Programs office to meet eligibility requirements of the program in order to receive services.

Policy 1: The LEA will disseminate relevant applications, evaluations, program plans and information related to the LEA's education program and activities with sufficient advance notice to allow tribes and parents of Indian children the opportunity to review and make recommendations. [34CFR222.94(a)(1)]
For more information about Title VI Indian Education in Lawton Public Schools, please see the 

Rayliesha Seid

Indian Ed Webpage

Johnson-O'Malley (JOM) Indian Education

The objective of JOM is to ensure that Indian children receive the educational opportunities that would not otherwise be provided. The purpose of JOM is to provide supplementary financial assistance to meet the unique and specialized educational needs of Indian children. An Indian Education Committee (parent committee) is established by the Indian community and works with the contractor in developing programs submitted in the education plan and approves all programs and budgets funded by Johnson-O'Malley. 

Title I & Title IX A McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Services

he Federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act states that children and youth who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence qualify as experiencing homelessness. If, due to a loss of housing or economic hardship, a child must live in a shelter, motel, vehicle, or campground, on the street, in abandoned buildings, or doubled-up with relatives or friends, then he/she is eligible to receive services under the McKinney-Vento Act.

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Know Your Rights

Available Services

Community Resources

General Information

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Andrea Winstead

David Lopez-Thiel

Title I Education for Foster Care Children

The Foster Care Education Program focuses on school access, improved educational outcomes, and enhanced academic stability for children and youth in foster care. The provisions derived from the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) establish guidelines for recognizing and addressing the unique needs of foster care children and youth. The Foster Care Education Program has the responsibility of working closely with the local Department of Human Services to identify children and youth in foster care and to ensure the successful implementation of ESSA provisions.

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LPS Foster Care Plan

Information for Schools

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