Request for Public Comment on Federal Grant Applications:

In accordance with federal regulations, an entity planning to submit a federal grant application must afford a reasonable opportunity for public comment on the application before it is submitted to the Texas Education Agency for approval. The following are the federal grants Lufkin ISD will be submitting for approval for the 2020-21 school year. Lufkin ISD welcomes comments or questions concerning any of the grants listed below. Please submit any comments or questions by July 27, 2020. Contact information is listed below.

Title I, Part A provides supplemental resources to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families acquire the knowledge and skills in the state content standards and to meet the state student performance standards. (Amount awarded: $2,420,779.00)

Title I, Part D, Subpart 2 supports programs to improve the educational services to children residing in facilities for delinquent children to acquire the knowledge and skills in the state content standards and state student performance standards. (Amount Awarded: $22,212.00)

Title II, Part A is to increase student achievement through improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in classrooms and highly qualified principals in schools. (Amount Awarded: $317,669.00)

Title III, Part A ELA is to develop programs for limited English proficient students to attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic attainment, and meet the state content standards and student achievement standards. (Amount Awarded: ($131,855.00)

Title IV, Part A – SSAEP is to improve students’ academic achievement by providing all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the use of technology. (Amount Awarded: ($179,366.00)

IDEA-B Formula provides supplemental resources to help LEAs ensure that eligible students (ages 3-21) with disabilities are provided with a free appropriate public education as required by federal statute. (Amount Awarded: $1,574,413.00)

IDEA-B Preschool provides supplemental resources to help LEAs ensure that eligible students (ages 3-5) with disabilities are provided with a free appropriate public education as required by federal statute. (Amount Awarded: $17,324.00)

IDEA-B Discretionary Deaf helps ensure that eligible students with disabilities (ages 3-21) are provided with a free appropriate public education as required by federal statute. (Amount Awarded: $62,754.00)

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Grant: The intent and purpose of the CARES Act education funding is to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. (Amount Awarded: $1,972,832.00)

Contact Information:

Deidra Harrison, Executive Director of Student Services