TITLE 1 ANNUAL REVIEW MEETING 2020 2021 Aynsley
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TITLE 1 ANNUAL REVIEW MEETING 2020 -2021
Aynsley Hadley, Title 1 Facilitator and Literacy Coach Tonight, we will review our school’s information for annual Title 1 Compliance!
WHAT IS TITLE 1? • A Federal fund. • Authorized by the No Child Left Behind Act (but began with the passage of the Elementary and Secondary Act of 1965). • To help ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach grade-level proficiency. • To help students who are behind academically or at risk of falling behind first.
WHAT IS TITLE 1? • Only used to help students reach proficiency in academic subjects: English Language Arts and Mathematics. • Never replaces what all other students receive (is supplemental to the regular program). • Uses research based practices.
WHAT ARE THE FEDERAL AND STATE STANDARDS FOR LOW INCOME STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS IN POVERTY? • A percentage of free and reduced lunch of 35% or greater makes schools eligible for Title 1 services. • School-wide Title 1 serves all students in a school. They may be developed at schools in which at least 40% of the children are on free or reduced lunch. EES is a school-wide Title 1 school.
DORCHESTER TWO TITLE 1 SCHOOLS • There are currently twelve Title 1 elementary schools in District Two. All of these are school-wide programs. • These school-wide programs have Title 1 Facilitators assigned to them who help with the Title 1 Plan, parent involvement, and professional development.
WHAT MAY TITLE 1 PROVIDE? • More teachers and assistants • Smaller classes through classroom reduction teachers • Professional staff development for greater growth in teachers • Extra time for instruction through such activities as tutorials • A variety of teaching methods and materials • Equipment • Parent involvement activities/trainings and materials
WHAT MUST TITLE I DO? • Involve parents in all phases of planning and provide opportunities for involvement and parent trainings. • Establish a compact between the parent and school outlinin expectations. • Establish a Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy. • Inform parents of their Rights to Know. • Share information with parents on their child’s progress and progress of the school toward the accomplishments of goals set forth in the plan. • Involve parents in the development of School Improvement
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT • Parents are an important part of the Title 1 team. Efforts must be made to involve parents in the planning and implementation of the Title 1 services.
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT REQUIREMENTS 1)Parent Involvement Policy and School-Parent Compact • Each Title 1 school is required to ask for input from parents regarding the development of a parent involvement policy and school-parent compact. • The parent involvement policy explains how the school plans to work with parents to review and improve parent programs and describes how parents can participate in planning these programs. • The school-parent compact outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the way in which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership to help children achieve the State’s high standards.
PARENT INVOLVEMENT REQUIREMENTS 2)Parents Right to Know • As a parent of a student enrolled at this school, you have the right to know the professional qualifications of the classroom teachers and instructional assistants who instruct your child. Federal law allows you to ask for the following information about your child’s classroom teachers and requires the District to give you information in a timely manner: • Whether the teacher is certified to teach the subjects and/or grade levels the teacher is teaching. • Whether the teachers’ certificate is a wavier or substandard certificate. • The teacher’s academic major, graduate degrees, if any, and the teacher’s certification area. • If you would like to receive this information, please call the Personnel Department at 843 -873 -2901.
SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COMPLAINT RESOLUTION PROCEDURES • The State Department of Education has the authority to hear complaints and appeals regarding certain federal programs and requires school districts to distribute the following information concerning the South Carolina Department of Education’s complaint resolution procedures: • Organizations or individuals may file a complaint that applies to Title 1 within thirty days of receiving the decision by the school district or group of districts. • Complaints and appeals must be made in writing and they must contain a statement indicating the violation, the facts on which the statement is based, and the specific requirement of law or regulation allegedly violated. Complaints and appeals must be filed with the State Superintendent of Education at the S. C. Department of Education.
SUMMARY OF INFORMATION… • A Title 1 Parent Involvement Brochure was sent home today in your child’s folder. This brochure contains information regarding parent rights, compacts and parent involvement policies. Documentation of this information is required.
CONTACT INFORMATION… • If you ever need more information, please contact Aynsley Hadley, Curriculum Facilitator at EES. [email protected] 2. k 12. sc. us 843 -695 -2460 Eagle Nest Elementary website: https: //www. ddtwo. org/Domain/506 • District Level: Mr. Mike Windham, Director of Federal and State Programs/Community Planning 843 -873 -2901
OTHER INFORMATION… • Please check out our Parent Resources Center right here on campus at Eagle Nest! [email protected] 2. k 12. sc. us Parenting Center Coordinator, Lori Hamilton 843 -695 -2460 Thank you for joining our annual title I review meeting. Please use the QR code to complete a 2 -questions survey.