Title I, Part A is a federal program designed “To provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable,
and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps.” Title I, Part A can support early learning and
Kindergarten to grade 12. Title I, Part A programs and services provide customized instruction and curricula that
helps these students meet academic standards and take an active, engaged interest in what they learn and can do.
For more information contact Patti Larriva, 360 276 4780
OSPI Title I website:
US Department of Education
Learning Assistance Program (LAP)
LAP offers supplemental services for K–12 students scoring below grade-level standard in English language arts
(ELA) and mathematics. These services focus on accelerating student growth to make progress towards grade level.
They may include academic readiness skill development or behavior supports. These services address barriers
preventing students from accessing core instruction. The intent is for LAP students to increase academic growth
during the period of time they are provided services. LAP emphasizes research-based best practices designed to
increase student achievement.
For more information contact, Patti Larriva 360 276 4780
The Taholah School District supports the McKinney-Vento Education of Homeless Children and Youth
Assistance Act. These assistance act provide students who are identified as homeless with certain
support services to assist them with their educational success.
The McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless children as "individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime
residence." The act provides examples of children who would fall under this definition:
● Children and youth sharing housing due to loss of housing, economic hardship or a similar reason
● Children and youth living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camp grounds due to lack of alternative
● Children and youth living in emergency or transitional shelters
● Children and youth abandoned in hospitals
● Children and youth whose primary nighttime residence is not ordinarily used as a regular sleeping
accommodation (e.g. park benches, etc)
● Children and youth living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing,
bus or train stations
● Migratory children and youth living in any of the above situations
Students who lack a fixed, regular and adequate night-time residence may qualify for services that
support their education during time of transition such as:
● free breakfast/lunch,
● assistance obtaining missing enrollment records (birth certificate, immunization/medical records),
● arranging transportation,
● assistance purchasing school supplies and/or clothing.
For more assistance or more information, please contact Terri Masten at 360 276 4780