LEAs with non-Title I schools must include a reserve to
cover services provided to homeless students. The LEA
can use the Title I per pupil amount or establish another
1% Parental Involvement
Set-aside: Non-Public Set-asides:
If an LEA’s allocation is greater than $500,000, 1%
of the allocation must be spent for parent involvement
activities that benefit parents of public and eligible private
school students. Of that 1%, 95% must go to the
Title I schools for parental involvement activities.
A Private School Participation form is required for each
private school within the LEA. The budget must show amounts
for services to each participating school including instructional
services, and any other required equitable services
such as parental involvement or professional development.
If an LEA has resident students attending a private school
in a neighboring LEA, Title I funds should be reserved
under Code 40 to cover the LEA’s per pupil amount times
the number of poverty students attending the private
Neglected Set-aside & Delinquent
If the LEA has an N or D institution,
the N or D form must be completed and all narrative questions
answered. The Title I funds in the FS-10 must match the
amounts on the N or D form.
If the LEA has an allocation for a Delinquent institution,
this amount is not part of the Title I Part
A allocation. However, this amount must be included in
a single Title I A & D
5% Highly Qualified Teacher Reserve:
Districts that did not meet 100% HQT in 2008-09 must
set aside 5% of their Title I funds to enable
teachers who are not highly qualified, to become highly
qualified unless the Teacher Quality Plan shows that
a lesser amount is needed.
20% SES/Choice Reserves:
LEAs with Title I schools identified for Improvement,
Corrective Action and/or Restructuring must reserve an
amount equal to 20% of their Title I Part A allocation
to pay for supplemental educational services and public
school choice-related transportation costs. The
reserve may include sources other than Title I funds
to cover these costs.
10% DINI/SINI PD Reserve:
Under Differentiated Accountability, LEAs with schools in
the Comprehensive category must reserve 10% of the
Title I funds going to that school for PD. LEAs may choose
to include this reserve for schools in the Basic and Focused
An LEA in Improvement must reserve 10% of the
Title I Part A allocation for professional development
activities. The LEA 10% reserve includes the
rollup of the PD costs allocated for Improvement, Corrective
Action and Restructuring Schools in the LEA.
Professional Development (Discretionary):
An LEA may reserve funds for professional development costs
for staff. The professional development must be ongoing
and continuous. Participating Private Schools must receive
equitable services for discretionary PD.
An LEA may reserve funds for administrative costs to administer
the Title I program. A Funded Administrative Position Description
Form must also be completed for each staff member funded
to administer the Title I program. Administrative costs for
participating private schools should be included in this
reserve and cannot be taken from the amount allocated for
An LEA may include indirect costs as part of the reserve
for administrative costs. An LEA may take all, part or
none of the indirect costs.
In those situations where an LEA has Title I staff with high
salaries in some schools and new teachers in others, the
LEA may include the differential between the Title I staff
member’s base salary and the actual salary under administrative
An LEA may reserve Title I funds for pre-K services that
are provided and included in the FS-10.
An LEA may reserve Title I funds for Capital Expenses if
there is no room for services in the private school and funds
must be used for costs such as rental of a mobile unit. These
costs may be needed in only a few cases.