Federal Programs

Fredericksburg City Public Schools administers federal programs that support instruction and services to specific groups of students. These include programs authorized by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the most recent reauthorization of which is also known as the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015. The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) was signed into law on December 10, 2015. ESSA amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and replaces No Child Left Behind. The final version was approved by the U.S. Department of Education in May, 2018. The most recently approved amended plan is below. Federal funding authorized under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) supports instruction and other services for students with disabilities.