What is Title 1? Largest compensatory program in the country A program designed to provide financial assistance to local school districts to plan and operate programs for students requiring additional instruction The program gives children extra help in reading and or math. The Goals of Title 1: Setting high program standards using strategies and techniques that are based on scientific research method. Setting high program standards for the students by establishing adequate yearly progress goals. Parental involvement is a major role in the implementation of the program. Teachers are highly qualified.