Title I Information
Title I is a federally funded program through the Elementary & Secondary Act (ESEA) designed to provide support to students who are performing below grade level in reading and/or math. The goal is to emphasize high academic standards in an effort to help students succeed in the regular classroom and reach grade level performance.
- What are some typical Title I services?
- Do all schools have a Title I Program?
- Who are Title I Students
- How are parents or guardians involved?
- As a parent or guardian, you have the right:
- In school-wide and targeted programs, parents are invited to attend the school’s annual Title I Meeting.
- In targeted school programs, parents are notified of their child’s eligibility for and participation in Title I.
- Parents, staff and students may participate in the development and carrying out of a compact that spells out the goals and shared responsibilities of the child, school and parents for student success.
- Parents are encouraged to participate in Title I meetings and learning opportunities.
- to know the qualifications of your child’s teacher
- to know when your child has a substitute teacher for more than four weeks and the qualifications of the substitute teacher
- to know how your child’s school is rated on its state test scores
- to expect regular communication with your school in a language that you can understand
- to work with other parents and staff to develop a school-level parent compact between the school and its families
- to help plan how money for family involvement should be spent
- to work with teachers, parents and the school principal to develop your school’s family involvement plan
- to ask for a meeting with your school principal or your child’s teacher at any time