State and Federal Programs

State and Federal Programs


Special Education

Special Education

  • Evaluation Services
  • Intervention Services
  • Child Find

Parent Handbook for Special Education | Acronyms for Special Education 

English Language Learners

English Language Learners

  • Dual Language Program
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Translation and Interpretation Services
  • Adult Education: EL Civics, High School Equivalency Classes
Intervention Services

Intervention Services

The Intervention Services department encompasses a wide range of programs Leander ISD offers to its students.

  • Dyslexia
  • Early Childhood Education
    • Parents as Teachers
    • PreKindergarten
  • Young Parent Services
  • Supplemental Reading Program
  • Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Response to Intervention
  • Homebound Services
State Compensatory Education/At Risk

State Compensatory Education

  • Criteria
  • Homeless Services
  • Foster Care
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

On Dec. 10, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, ESSA. ESSA replaces its predecessor, the No Child Left Behind of 2001 (NCLB). Under this act are the following subsections:

  • Title I, Part A

    Improving Basic Programs provides supplemental resources to local educational agencies (LEAs) to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families provide high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the challenging state academic standards.

    The Title I Schoolwide campuses in LISD include:

    • Leander Middle School
    • Running Brushy Middle School
    • Wiley Middle School
    • Bagdad Elementary School
    • Camacho Elementary School
    • Faubion Elementary School
    • Giddens Elementary School
    • Grandview Hills Elementary School
    • Knowles Elementary School
    • Reed Elementary School

  • Title II, Part A

    Targets student academic achievement through improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in classrooms and qualified principals and assistant principals in the district.

  • Title III, Part A

    Supports supplemental resources to campuses to help ensure that children who are limited English proficient (LEP) attain English proficiency at high levels in core academic subjects and can meet state mandated achievement performance standards.

  • Title IV, Part A

    Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant to increase the capacity of State education Agencies, State Education Agencies, Campuses, and communities to meet goals around student access to well-rounded education, maintain safe and healthy students and improve the use of technology to advance academic achievement.

  • Title I, Part C

    Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act Grant- Programs that develop more fully the academic and technical skills of secondary students who elect to enroll in career and technical education (CTE) program

More information about ESSA/Title 1.

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