School Improvement

Federal Programs
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The mission and responsibility of the School Improvement Office is to procure, monitor and utilize federal funds for the following programs in order to provide quality federal educational opportunities for all our students and staff and to develop the skills necessary to reach their maximum potential as responsible, productive citizens and life-long learners.

  • ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015) Programs:
  • Title I, Part A (Improving Academic Performance of the Disadvantaged)
  • Title I, Part D (Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth Who are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk )
  • Title II, Part A (Teacher and Principal Quality)
  • Title III (English Acquisition, Language Enhancement Academic Achievement)
  • Title IV, Part A (Student Support and Academic Enrichment)                
  • Comments Sought on Federal Funds
  • Every year the Youngstown City School District receives funds from the federal government to provide various educational services. District administrators invite comments from the public regarding services listed below.
  • Please call or write the School Improvement Office, Youngstown City School District 474 Bennington Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio 44505 /(330) 744-8779.
  • Title I, Part A monies provide supplemental instructional services and instructional materials in the content areas of reading and mathematics to students in grades K-12 that meet the criteria for service.
  • Title II, Part A monies are provided to increase student achievement through enhancing the teacher and principal quality through professional development, recruitment, hiring and retention.
  • Title III monies provide the opportunity for the district to assist in teaching English to limited English proficient children and helping these students meet the same challenging standards of all students. 
    Title IV, Part A monies are provided to assist the district with 1) providing all students with access to a well-rounded education, 2) improving school conditions for student learning, and 3) improving the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.
    All federally funded programs provide for the participation of non-public schools.
  • Approved Third Party Providers for Title I Non-Public Services: Catapult Learning psi Supplemental Educational Services, Inc


Annual Notice to Parents 2017-2018

Additional Information through the Ohio Department of Education

Federal Programs





Chief of School Improvement
Ava Yeager
Phone:  330-744-8779

Administrative Specialist, State & Federal Programs
Linda Wright
Phone:   330-744-6960

Supervisor, Homeless & Foster Care Services
Mary Cohan
Phone:    330-744-8711
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