About Us

About Us


The 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.

Title Grants

2012 NCLB Request for Applications (RFA) and PowerPoint Presentations

Programs

  • 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)-- DELETE
    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.

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Sonya G. Morris
Bureau Chief
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 348
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
 
Phone: 850-245-0479
Fax: 850-245-0697