As of 2015, the United States Department of Education includes information about Title 1 on its official website, Ed.gov. The website explains Title 1 eligibility, purpose, performance, laws and regulations, and application information.
Ed.gov also includes answers to many of the most frequently asked questions regarding the Title 1 program.
The basic purpose of Title 1 is to provide financial assistance to local schools and other educational agencies that assist a high percentage of children from low-income families. The extra funds are designated to be used to help students meet state educational standards. Title 1 is part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.