Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Federal Funding

 

MISSION
The Federal Grants Management Unit assists Arkansas public school districts, open enrollment charter schools, Department of Correction School, and Division of Youth Services Local Neglected and Delinquent Institutions manage funding and/or services through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) by providing day-to-day technical assistance through telephone and email correspondences as well as offering on-site visits and training meetings.

PURPOSE
The unit calculates funding for the following ESEA federal programs: Title I Part A, Title I Part D Subpart 1 & Subpart 2, Title II-A, Title III, Title IV-A, Title VI-B REAP (State), and School Improvement 1003(g) to Arkansas Public School Districts, Open Enrollment Charter Schools, Department of Corrections School, and Division of Youth Services Local Neglected and Delinquent Institutions. It also assures obligation and expenditure of those funds according to federal laws and regulations within the 27 months of availability.

For more information, please contact:

Kristy Hobson, Federal Funding Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-0116
 
Annette Pearson, Federal Program Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-1243
 
Amy Thomas, Federal Finance Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Federal Funding
Four Capitol Mall, Room 204-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-3636


 

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