Title II, Part A
To provide funds to increase student academic achievement by reducing class size and elevating teacher and principal quality through recruitment, hiring, and retention strategies.
• Increases the number of effective teachers, principals, and other school leaders.
• Provides low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers, principals and
other school leaders.
• Class size reduction
East Saint Louis School District 189 uses Title II funds for staff professional development in pedagogy and core curricular areas, leadership development, and class size reduction. Title II provides flexibility to address challenges to preparation and qualifications of new teachers, recruitment and hiring, induction, professional development, teacher retention, or the need to train effective school leaders.