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Title I School

What is Title I?
  • A Federal Fund
  • Authorized by the No Child Left Behind Act (but began with the passage of the Elementary & Secondary Act 1965)
  • Intention is to help ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach grade-level proficiency
  • To help students reach proficiency in academic subjects: English Language Arts and Mathematics
  • Never replaces what all other students receive
  • Uses research based practices.
 
 
How is Title I School Funding Determined?
  • It is federal entitlement program ( non-competitive formula).
  • Allocated on the basis of student enrollment for ages 5-17, census poverty levels, and other data.
  • The U.S. Department of Education distributes these funds to State Education Agencies that in turn to Local Education Agencies or school districts.
  • Local school districts allocate the funds to qualifying schools based on the number of children who receive free or reduced lunch in school.
 
 
Title I must....
  • Involve parents in all of planning and provide opportunities for involvement and parent trainings.
  • Establish a compact between the parent and school outlining expectations.
  • Establish a Title I Parent Involvement Policy. Share Information with parents on their child's progress and progress of the school toward the accomplishments of goals set forth in the plan.
  • Inform parents when schools have sanctions placed on them due to not meeting the Annual Yearly Progress Standards.