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Ms. Brenda P. Rumley, Director

Welcome to the Federal Programs page for Bessemer City Schools.  In the Federal Programs office, we strive diligently to follow all components and intentions of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001.  In accordance with NCLB, we provide funding to 7 Title I public schools and 2 private schools in the Bessemer City District.  The private schools that we serve are St. Aloysius Catholic School and New Life Learning Center. The No Child Left Behind Act is based on stronger accountability for results, more freedom for states and communities, proven educational methods, and more choices for parents.

The Federal Programs manages the following programs:


 Title I School-Wide Schools:




The Bessemer City School System receives funding from the Federal government to administer programs under its mandate.  The primary goal of Federal Programs is to improve student achievement through increased parental involvement, teacher training, and student services while providing technical assistance to schools. 



 The mission of Federal Programs is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.