State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Title I Administrative Limit 20%
CODE: 7802
ADOPTION DATE: March 22, 1996
REVISION: March 16, 2012

7802 Title I Administrative Limit 20%

School districts shall spend no more than twenty-percent of annual Title I budgets on administrative expenses.

The purpose of this state rule is to ensure that maximum Title I funds be spent directly on students to enable them to achieve high standards. Administrative costs are defined as those costs spent on Title I Administrative activities at the district and school level. These activities include, salaries, benefits, travel, and office costs of Title I coordinators, clerks, bookkeepers, and maintenance personnel, cost of audits, and indirect cost.

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