Bureau Of Federal Educational Programs
Bureau Of Federal Educational Programs
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325 West Gaines Street, Suite 348
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
About UsThe Bureau of Federal Educational Programs (BFEP) operates in the context of the Department's vision, mission, and guiding principles to provide leadership and support for educationally disadvantaged and low-income students, migratory children, neglected, delinquent, or homeless children and youth.
2012 NCLB Request for Applications (RFA) and PowerPoint Presentations
- Title I, Part A
- Title I, Part A: Public School Options (PSO)
- Title I, Part C: Migrant Education Program
- Title I, Part D, Subpart 1 (State) and 2 (Local)
- Title VI, Part B, Subpart 2: RLIS
- Title I Part A
Title I, Part A, purpose is to help ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach proficiency on challenging state academic standards and assessments. As the largest federal program supporting elementary and secondary education, Title I targets these resources to the districts and schools where the needs are greatest.
- Title I Part A: Public School Options (PSO)
The mission of this office is to lead statewide efforts to close the achievement gaps affecting students whose educational opportunities are limited by low-performing schools, to increase awareness among parents and other community members about public school options in Florida and to ensure all students are well-served and No Student Is Left Behind.
- Title I Part C: Migrant Education Program (MEP)
The purpose of this program is to ensure that the special educational needs of migrant children are identified and addressed. This program supports high-quality and comprehensive educational programs for migrant children in order to help reduce the educational disruptions and other education related problems that result from frequent moves.
- Title I Part D: Neglected, Delinquent, and At-Risk Education Program (N&D)
The purpose of Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk is to improve educational services for children and youth in local and State institutions for neglected or delinquent children and youth so that such children and youth have the opportunity to meet the same challenging State academic content standards and challenging State student academic achievement standards that all children in the State are expected to meet.
- Title VI: Rural & Low Income Schools Program (RLIS)
The purpose of this program is to address the unique needs of rural local educational agencies (LEAs). RLIS provides additional resources to assist rural LEAs in increasing student achievement and meet the goals of Title VI.
- Title X: Homeless Education Program (HEP)
The McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program is designed to address the problems that homeless children and youth have faced in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school. Under this program, state educational agencies must ensure that each homeless child and youth has equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as other children and youth.
- Registering for the Spring Forum 2014 - Florida Association of State and Federal Education Program Administrators (FASFEPA) - New!
- 2012-2013 BFEP At-A-Glance Timeline (Aug 2012-Apr 2013) (PDF, 206KB)
- No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Committee of Practitioners
- Monitoring Toolkits
- 2011-2016 Online Local Educational Agency (LEA) 5-Year Plan
- 2011-2016 LEA Plan - Memorandum (PDF)
- Mission Possible: Title I Student Achievement Conference Registration
- Florida State Board of Education Application for Appointment to Committee of Practitioners (Word, 136KB)
- 2011 Notice of School Improvement Grant Waiver Request (PDF, 29KB)
The Florida Department of Education is pleased to provide for comment its draft request to the US Department of Education for waivers regarding 2011-2012 SIG 1003(g). Please submit all comments on this waiver request by Wednesday, January 12, 2011, to .
- 2011 Waiver Request for DINIs and SINIs as SES Providers (PDF, 72KB)
The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) has requested a one-year waiver of the Title I, Part A regulatory provision that prohibits a state from approving as providers of supplemental educational services (SES) schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring and local educational agencies (LEAs) identified for improvement or corrective action (34 C.F.R. Section 200.47(b)(1)(iv)(A), (B)).
- United States Department of Education
- Grants Management System
- Sign Up for Paperless Communication
- Office of Federal Programs
- BFEP Staff
- Parent Involvement