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Federal & State Programs

The Federal and State Programs Department provides guidance, training, and support to district-office and school-based personnel in the implementation of activities under the federal:

     Title I, Part A Program (Improving Basic Programs for Economically Disadvantaged Students)
     Title II, Part A Program (Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting)
     Title III, Part A Program (LEP and Immigrant)
     Title IV, Part A Program (Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant)
     Title V, Part B Rural and Low-Income School Program
as well as under the state:

     State Compensatory Education Program

The department ensures that support is provided to all of our schools and students and that Mineral Wells ISD remains in compliance with fiscal and programmatic requirements and regulations of all Federal and State programs.

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For more information on Federal and State Programs, please visit the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Website at tea.texas.gov.
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NOTICE of Federal Programs Planning for Mineral Wells ISD:


Mineral Wells Independent School District is currently in the planning process for the following programs:

2021-2022 ESSA Consolidated Federal Application:

  • Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs
  • Title II, Part A – Improving Teacher Quality
  • Title III, Part A - Support LEP and Immigrant Students
  • Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Achievement

Private Nonprofit Schools and/or Homeschools with government nonprofit status that serve students living within Mineral Wells ISD boundaries and that are interested in receiving program information on participation and/or providing input into program planning for services for eligible students may contact: The Executive Director of Special Programs, Natalie Griffin at ngriffin@mwisd.net.

2020-2023 ARP ESSER III Grant - American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief III (ESSER III) American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief III (ESSER III) Funds will be used to respond to the pandemic and to address student learning loss as a result of COVID-19.

The district is currently in the process of gathering preliminary data from multiple stakeholders to guide and support the instructional and expenditure plan. Meaningful consultations with stakeholders will be implemented through the course of the academic year. Mineral Wells ISD will be collecting this data through the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6JVNPYG
Ongoing consultation through focus group meetings and data review will take place throughout the life of the grant. The following is the Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services and Funding Plan:
2020-2022 CRRSA ESSER II
The ESSER II grant program was authorized in the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA), signed into law in December 2020.  The period of availability of CRRSA ESSER II grant funds is March 13, 2020 (with pre-award), to September 30, 2023 (with carryover).

Mineral Wells ISD values the input of our stakeholders. If you have suggestions for program planning contact the Executive Director of Special Programs, Natalie Griffin at ngriffin@mwisd.net.

Or, please join us on Thursday, August 5th beginning at 2:00 p.m. if you are interested in participating in a discussion of the use of ESSER II funds. The meeting will be held in the conference room at the District Services Complex, 906 SW 5th Avenue.