ESSA, Title IV, Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Program

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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

ESSA, Title IV, Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Program

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law in December 2015. It reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). Newly authorized under subpart 1 of Title IV, Part A of the ESEA is the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) program. The SSAE program is intended to improve students’ academic achievement by increasing the capacity of State educational agencies (SEAs), local educational agencies (LEAs), and local communities to provide all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the use of technology to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students. 

Below is a list of useful Title IV, Part A resources. For more information, please visit the T4PA Center.

Laws 

Guidance

Tool

Initial Title IV, Part A Events

 

State Coordinator Kick-Off Meeting | January 9-10, 2018

U.S. Department of Education Office of Safe and Healthy Students Title IV, Part A, Student Support & Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Program State Coordinators Kick-Off Meeting

Meeting Q&A

Responses to Questions from Meeting

Webinars on Title IV, Part A of ESSA, Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program Non-Regulatory Guidance 

1: Overview | January 12, 2017

Overview of the Department of Education Non-Regulatory Guidance: Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Program

2: Program Administration and Implementation | January 26, 2017

Role of State Educational Agencies; Local Application Requirements; and Implementing Effective SSAE Program Activities

3: Allowable Activities | February 9, 2017

Allowable Activities to Support Well-Rounded Educational Opportunities, Safe and Healthy Students, and Effective Use of Technology

Webinar Q&A

Responses to Questions from Webinars 1-3

Webinars on Changes Based on Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 

4: Changes Based on Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 | May 24, 2017

Changes to the Title IV, Part A, Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grants Resulting from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017

5: Lessons Learned and Subgranting SSAE Funds | August 10, 2017

Lessons Learned from OSHS’ Review of Submitted Consolidated State Plans and Q & As on Subgranting FY 2017 SSAE Funds to LEAs

Webinar Q/A

Responses to Questions from Webinars 4-5

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