Public Notification of Grant Applications
Ennis ISD is providing the opportunity for public comments prior to submitting the grant application for the federal grants listed below.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
The purpose Title IV subpart 1 is to improve students’ academic achievement by increasing the capacity to; provide all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.
The purpose of Title V Part A subpart 1 to address the unique needs of rural school districts that frequently lack the personnel and resources needed to compete effectively for Federal competitive grants; and receive formula grant allocations in amounts too small to be effective in meeting their intended purposes.
Migrant Education Program
The purpose of the Migrant Education Program (MEP) is to support the state and local programs that meet the special educational needs of the migratory children of farmworkers (including migratory daily workers and fishermen as identified in the district). Migrant funded districts are trained in the areas of concern as identified by the U.S. Office of Migrant Education (OME), which include:
- Educational Continuity
- Instructional Time
- School Engagement
- Educational Support in the Home
- Access to Services
Private Non-Profit (PNP)
Ennis ISD implements Schoolwide programs on 10 campuses in the next section. The newest campus, Alamo Middle School, will open with a status of Target Assistance for Title I support.