Background on Former Legislation

NCLB came about as a result of growing achievement gaps in America’s public schools. With the intent to improve public education, NCLB required higher academic standards, established accountability measures based on academic test scores as well as the nationwide goal that all students in every school reach grade-level proficiency in reading and math by the [...]

TITLE I: Improving Basic Programs Operated by State and Local Educational Agencies

Purpose: “The purpose of this [TITLE I] is to provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps.’’ (SEC. 1001. Title I Statement of Purpose, The Every Student Succeeds Act). Title I Funds Part A: LEA Grant 15,012,317,605Part B: State Assessments 378,000,000Part C: Migratory Children [...]

ESSA Essentials: The Basics on State Plans

ESSA Overview ESSA requires states to ensure that all students have access to effective teachers, a well-rounded education, safe learning environments, equitable access to educational technology and the necessary supports to be prepared for college, career, and life beyond the classroom. Under ESSA, states and districts set their own goals and to determine how they [...]

TITLE II: Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-Quality Teachers, Principals, or Other School Leaders

Part A: Supporting Effective InstructionPurpose: The purpose of this program is to provide grants to State educational agencies and subgrants to local educational agencies in order to: increase student achievement consistent with challenging academic State standards improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals and other school leaders increase the number of teachers, principals and [...]

TITLE IV: 21ST Century Schools

TITLE IV consists of two block grant programs as well as grant and assistance programs that provide comprehensive support for students, strengthen parent and family engagement and support 21st-century learning in America’s schools. TITLE IV Part A consolidates 50 programs of NCLB into a more flexible block grant program under ESSA. TITLE IV PART A: [...]

Manage Multiple i-SAFE Technologies Through a Single Dashboard

i-SAFE’s suite of technology tools and programming provides you a single dashboard to manage the compliance of your entire school/district and/or DOE. The dashboard and reporting features are so easy to use that a single DOE can manage their entire state through i-SAFE’s dashboard and reporting functions. The i-SAFE Direct technology also provides you with [...]

FCC Form 486 Changes, Impacts on School Funding

A key note to remember is that on October 20, 2016, the FCC released an Order in which starting January 30, 2017, the FCC will be less forgiving in granting Form 486 deadline waivers than in the past. i-SAFE’s compliance programming offers you a cost-effective compliance solution that exceeds regulatory requirements. When you process Form […]

Replacing School File Cabinets and Paper-Based Forms with Secure Digital Solutions

The i-SAFE Direct Technology was established on what school districts have asked for: student data privacy protections combined with identity verification in alignment with CIPA/COPPA/E-Rate Compliance. Student Data Privacy & Identity Verification: School districts have a significant problem concerning identity verification. The current process by which parents register their children for school is typically captured […]

Compliance has changed!

Compliance is NO LONGER Cut-and-Dry! Compliance has fundamentally shifted to focus on student data privacy–who has access to student data in your school or district, and what companies are exposed to your student data. The focus also seeks to define a collective mindset within your school district’s culture on how to protect student data holistically […]