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Funding Source:  Federal
Grant Program Name:  Title III, Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
Deadline:  Annually on July 1.
Application Information:  Application for Title III funds will be completed on-line and submitted on the eGrants system at eGrants.ed.state.pa.us
Program Description:

Title III is a 100% federally funded supplemental program that concentrates on delivering language instruction educational programs to students who have a primary language other than English.  This program is designed 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.  The program also provides enhanced instructional opportunities for  immigrant children and youths. 

Restrictions of Funding:

Eligible Entities and/or Partners:  School Districts, Charter Schools, and Intermediate Units

Method of Distribution:

PDE Bureau/Agency Responsible:  Division of Federal Programs

Title III Program Review: Title III is monitored at the same time as the LEA's Consolidated Program Review

Title III Monitoring Instrument (PDF)

For additional information, please contact:

Jesse Fry | Regional Coordinator
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Federal Programs
333 Market Street | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.783.6829 | Fax: 717.787.8634
jefry@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us