ESSA Facts Sheets
The ESSA Fact Sheets will help school leaders become experts on the issues that will most affect the practices in their schools. Utilize the fact sheets to get up to speed on what each title includes and opportunities for you to advocate.
Title IV (21st Century Schools) is comprised of two large block grant programs as well as discretionary grant and assistance programs meant to support the comprehensive needs of students in a variety of settings, strengthen family engagement, and bring America’s schools into the 21st century.
Title V (Flexibility and Accountability—Rural Education and Achievement Program) allows states and districts the flexibility to target federal funds to the programs and activities that most effectively address the unique needs of states and localities.