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Federal Programs

There many federal programs that impact education in North Carolina. From this launching point, educators, parents, and citizens can go to specific federal programs for information and resources. These federal programs address diverse needs of North Carolina's schools and student population. They include programs that were affected by the sweeping No Child Left Behind legislation of 2001, like Title I and its many parts: School Improvement, Reading First, Even Start Family Literacy, Migrant Children, Children who are Neglected or Delinquent, and Comprehensive School Reform.

Title II addresses teacher and principal training, and Enhancing Education through Technology. Title III (Part A) covers English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic Achievement. Title IV pertains to Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities, and 21st Century Learning Centers; Title V, Innovative Programs, and Title VI, Small, Rural Schools Achievement Program, and Rural and Low-Income School Program.

Title IX, part of the Education Amendments of 1972, provides for gender equity, and Title X addresses provisions for the education of homeless children.