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Federal Programs

This page contains all general information pertaining to the types of federal programs in Ocean Springs School District, what each offers, and the point of contact for our district.  Please do not hesitate to email or call with any questions.

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Tonya Bolton
Director of Federal Programs
(228) 875-7707
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Monique Rigdon
Administrative Assistant

Funding Explained

Title I, Part A - Improving Academic Achievement
Supports Oak Park Elementary, Pecan Park Elementary, and Magnolia Park Elementary as school-wide Title I schools. Pays for professional development, assists homeless students, and funds a portion of a secretary and a director.
Title II, Part A - Teacher and Principal Training
Funds activities including registration, travel, substitutes, training, and incentives for retention/recruitment of highly-effective staff.
Title III - Limited English Proficient Grant
Provides resources, professional development, & instructional support to english learners.
Title IV, Part A - Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant
  1. Provide all students with access to a well-rounded education
  2. Improve school conditions for student learning
  3. Improve the use of technology to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students (Section 4101)