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Department Overview


    The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) provides funding to state educational agencies to meet the academic needs of eligible students residing with the state.  Cumberland County Schools is a sub-recipient of grants funded through ESEA. Title I and Title IV funds through ESEA are managed through the Office of Federal Programs.


    The Office of Federal Programs primary responsibilities are to:

    • Serve as liaison between the district, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, and the United States Department of Education,
    • Assist the district and schools with interpreting and carrying forth provisions of federal regulations,
    • Monitor procedures utilized in conducting annual needs assessments and planning and implementing programs designed for school improvement,
    • Provide assistance in developing and implementing the district's federal programs to include Title I, IV, VII, and Army Youth Program in Your Neighborhood,
    • Provide guidance in fiscal management


  • Title I

  • Title IV

  • Title VII

  • Army Youth Program in Your Neighborhood

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  • Federal Programs Department
    2465 Gillespie Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28306
    Phone: 678-2637
    Fax: 678-2493

    Maria Pierce Ford
    Executive Director