Federal Programs account for approximately $1,343,000 in Federal funding and include the following grants and programs:
Title I - Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged: Mustang Public Schools has four elementary sites that qualify for Title I services. Services include additional educational opportunities to qualifying students in the areas of math and reading. There are currently twelve teachers and five paraprofessionals who serve students for these extra services. Funding from this grant pays for materials, supplies, required professional development and parental involvement to operate the four programs, eight teachers and five paraprofessional salaries.
FEDERAL PROGRAMS COMPLAINTS
The district receives federal funds
and has established a complaint process to help ensure compliance with federal
grant requirements. Any student, parent, community member or employee who
believes the district has violated any regulation connected with the
expenditure of federal funds should notify the district using the process
outlined in Board of Education Policy 2007, which governs
Report Fraud, Waste, and Abuse. To
report fraud, waste, abuse, misuse or mismanagement of U.S. Department of
Education (ED) program funds (this could include complaints concerning
employees, fund recipients, educational institutions, contractors, collection
agencies, or lending institutions), please use the online Hotline Complaint
Form (see box below).
If you prefer, you may contact the Inspector General's Hotline by:
* Calling the OIG Hotline's toll-free number 1-800-MIS-USED. Hotline Operators take calls during the hours of Monday and Wednesday 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Eastern Time; Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM, Eastern Time except for holidays.
* Downloading a hard copy of the Hotline Complaint Form <https://ed.gov/about/offices/list/oig/oighotline.pdf>, and completing, mailing or faxing to:
Inspector General's Hotline
Office of Inspector General
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20202-1500
Fax: (202) 245-7047
Your report may be made anonymously
or in confidence. No classified information should be submitted to the Hotline.
If your complaint involves classified information, please submit your contact
information to the Hotline (via phone or complaint form) and request that you
be contacted to make separate arrangements so we can receive your complaint.
Title IIA - Improving Teacher and Principal Quality: Professional development opportunities are funded through this grant.
Title III - English Language Learners: Services to bilingual students who qualify for ELL services to ensure that these students master English and meet the same rigorous standards for academic achievement as all children are expected to meet. All district sites receive ELL services. Currently there are four elementary teachers and two secondary teachers serving students. Funding for this grant pays for materials, supplies, testing and required parental involvement and professional development opportunities.
Title IV - Oklahoma Champions of Excellence Grant: The purpose of this grant is to mimporve students' academic achievement by increasing the capacity of Sates, local educational agencies, schools, 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 in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.
Title VI - Indian Education: Mustang Public Schools provides additional reading and math services to qualifying Native American students in the district. There are currently three elementary teachers for these services. Funding from this grant provides for supplies, materials, after school, summer tutoring and the salaries of the three teachers.
Carl Perkins: This is a federal grant from the Oklahoma State Department of Career and Technology that is used to supplement the District’s 10 Career Tech programs, including Agricultural Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, Marketing, Business and Information Technology and Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics. Funding from this grant is used to add technology to these programs.
For more information about any of these programs or if you would like to serve on a parent committee or as an advisory member for any of the programs listed please contact the Office of Federal Programs at 376-7843 or the principal at your child’s school.