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Schools and districts receive federal funding through Entitlement funds and competitive grants.

Federal Entitlement Programs award funds based on economic factors relating to a school’s student population, such as poverty level or percentage of students in the Free and Reduced Lunch program.

Scholastic programs and services are aligned to these Federal Funding Programs, click on the blue arrows to see the full list:

Title IA: Improving Basic Programs

Provides funds to ensure that children in high-poverty schools meet challenging State academic content and student achievement standards.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services
*Click any highlighted program to download the corresponding alignment guide.

After the Bell Math Reads
Big Day for PreK READ 180 Next Generation
BookFlix ReadAbout
Do The Math Scholastic Math Inventory
Do The Math Now! Scholastic Phonics Inventory
English 3D Scholastic Reading Counts!
Expert 21 Scholastic Reading Inventory
Expert Space Scholastic Reading Skills Kit
FASTT Math Next Generation Scholastic U
Fluency Formula Program System 44
Fraction Nation Text Talk
GO Solve Word Problems WiggleWorks
Grolier Online Zip Zoom Critical-Word Readers
iRead Zip Zoom English
Marilyn Burns Classroom Math Libraries

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Title I, Part A Program Reference

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Title I: School Improvement

Provides funds to substantially raise the achievement of students in the lowest-performing schools.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

After the Bell Math Reads
Do The Math READ 180 Next Generation
Do The Math Now! ReadAbout
English 3D Scholastic Math Inventory
Expert 21 Scholastic Phonics Inventory
Expert Space Scholastic Reading Inventory
FASTT Math Next Generation Scholastic U
Fluency Formula System 44
Fraction Nation Text Talk
GO Solve Word Problems WiggleWorks
Grolier Online Zip Zoom Critical-Word Readers
iRead Zip Zoom English
Marilyn Burns Classroom Math Libraries
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Title IA: Supplemental Educational Services (SES)

Provides funds for additional academic instruction designed to increase the academic achievement of students in Title I schools in the second year of Improvement, Corrective Action, or Restructuring.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

After the Bell Math Reads
Do The Math Project Achievement Reading
Do The Math Now READ 180 Next Generation
English 3D ReadAbout
Expert 21 Scholastic Math Inventory
Expert Space Scholastic Phonics Inventory
FASTT Math Next Generation Scholastic Reading Inventory
Fluency Formula Program System 44
Fraction Nation Text Talk
GO Solve Word Problems WiggleWorks
Grolier Online Zip Zoom Critical-Word Readers
Marilyn Burns Classroom Math Libraries Zip Zoom English
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Title IIA: Teacher Quality

Provides funds to increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

Scholastic University

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Title II, Part A Program Reference

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Title III: English Language Acquisition

Provides funds to improve the education of Limited English Proficient (LEP) children and youths by helping them learn English and meet challenging state academic content and student academic achievement standards.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

After the Bell Marilyn Burns Classroom Math Libraries
Big Day for PreK Math Reads
BookFlix READ 180 Next Generation
Do The Math ReadAbout
Do The Math Now! Scholastic Math Inventory
English 3D Scholastic Phonics Readers
Expert 21 Scholastic Reading Counts!
Expert Space Scholastic Reading Inventory
FASTT Math Next Generation Scholastic U
Fluency Formula Program System 44
Fraction Nation Text Talk
GO Solve Word Problems Wiggle Works
Grolier Online Zip Zoom Critical-Word Readers
iRead Zip Zoom English
Learning Center Libraries

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Title III Program Reference

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Competitive Grant Programs are discretionary, and are awarded, based upon specific criteria. These programs focus on particular goals such as grade-level reading programs, early literacy initiatives, technology or after-school programs. Competitive grant funds are awarded to State Education Agencies who then release a state competition to Local Education Agencies.

Scholastic programs and services are aligned to these Federal Funding Programs, click on the blue arrows to see the full list:

21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)

Provides competitive grant funds for the creation of community learning centers that provide services, during non-school hours, to help students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

After the Bell Marilyn Burns Classroom Math Libraries
Big Day Math Reads
BookFlix Project Achievement Reading
Do The Math READ 180 Next Generation
Do The Math Now! ReadAbout
Expert 21 Scholastic Reading Counts!
Expert Space Scholastic U
FASTT Math Next Generation System 44
Fluency Formula Program Text Talk
Fraction Nation WiggleWorks
GO Solve Word Problems Zip Zoom Critical-Word Readers
Grolier Online Zip Zoom English

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21st CCLC Program Reference

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GEAR Up

Provides competitive grant funds to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter, and succeed in, postsecondary education.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

Do The Math Now! READ 180 Next Generation
English 3D Scholastic FX Books
Expert 21 Scholastic Math Inventory
FASTT Math Next Generation Scholastic Reading Inventory
Fraction Nation Scholastic U
GO Solve Word Problems System 44
Grolier Online  

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GEAR Up Program Reference

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IDEA/Special Education, Part B

Provides funds to ensure that children with disabilities, including children aged three through five, have access to a free, appropriate public education to meet each child's unique needs and prepare him or her for further education, employment, and independent living.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

After the Bell Math Reads
Do The Math READ 180 Next Generation
Do The Math Now! ReadAbout
English 3D Scholastic Math Inventory
Expert Space Scholastic Phonics Inventory
FASTT Math Next Generation Scholastic Reading Counts!
Fluency Formula Program Scholastic Reading Inventory
Fraction Nation Scholastic U
GO Solve Word Problems System 44
Grolier Online Text Talk
iRead WiggleWorks
Marilyn Burns Classroom Math Libraries Zip Zoom English

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Special Education State Grants Program Reference

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Response to Intervention

Allows districts to use up to 15 percent of Special Education funds for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 who have not been identified as needing special education and related services, but who need additional academic and behavioral support to succeed in a general education environment.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

After the Bell Math Reads
Do The Math READ 180 Next Generation
Do the Math Now! ReadAbout
English 3D Scholastic Math Inventory
Expert Space Scholastic Phonics Inventory
FASTT Math Next Generation Scholastic Reading Counts!
Fluency Formula Program Scholastic Reading Inventory
Fraction Nation System 44
GO Solve Word Problems Text Talk
Grolier Online WiggleWorks
iRead Zip Zoom English
Marilyn Burns Classroom Math Libraries
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Race to the Top—Early Learning Challenge

Provides competitive grant funds for the improvement of early learning and development programs for young children.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

BookFlix Math Reads
Big Day for PreK Zip Zoom Critical-Word Readers
English 3D Zip Zoom English
iRead

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Race to the Top—Early Learning Challenge Program Reference

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Race to the Top— District (RTT-D)

Provides funds to bold, local (LEA) improvements in teaching and learning to improve student achievement and teacher effectiveness.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

English 3D Scholastic Math Inventory
Expert 21 Scholastic Phonics Inventory
Grolier Online Scholastic Reading Counts!
iRead Scholastic Reading Inventory
Math Reads Scholastic U
READ 180 Next Generation System 44
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Investing in Innovation

Provides funds to expand innovative practices that have an impact on improving student achievement, closing achievement gaps, decreasing dropout rates, increasing high school graduation rates, or increasing college enrollment and completion rates.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

Expert 21 Scholastic Math Inventory
FASTT Math Next Generation Scholastic Phonics Inventory
Fraction Nation Scholastic Reading Inventory
iRead Scholastic U
READ 180 Next Generation System 44
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Improving Literacy through School Libraries

Provides funds to improve reading achievement by providing students with increased access to up-to-date school library materials; well-equipped, technologically advanced school library media centers; and professionally certified school library media specialists.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

Grolier Online Zip Zoom Critical-Word Readers

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Improving Literacy Program Reference

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Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) Program

Provides competitive grant funds to create a comprehensive literacy program to advance literacy skills—including pre-literacy skills, reading, and writing—for students from birth through grade 12, including limited-English proficient students and students with disabilities.

Aligned Scholastic Programs & Services

English 3D Scholastic Phonics Inventory
Expert 21 Scholastic Reading Counts!
Grolier Online Scholastic Reading Inventory
iRead Scholastic U
READ 180 Next Generation System 44
ReadAbout

More Information:

SRCL Program Reference

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