Northshore School District
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Title 1 Parent
The building principal
and/or Title 1 staff shall provide the following to parents of students
participating in Title 1 programs:
of the reasons supporting their child’s selection for the program.
of objectives to be addressed.
C. Description of the
services to be provided.
An annual meeting of
parents of participating Title 1 students shall be held to explain the goals
and purposes of the Title 1 program. Parents shall be given the opportunity to
participate in the design, development, operation and evaluation of the
program. Parents shall be encouraged to participate in planning activities, to
offer suggestions, and to ask questions regarding policies and programs.
In addition to the
required annual meeting, additional parent meetings shall be held at various
times of the day and evening. At these meetings, parents shall be provided:
A. Information about programs
provided under Title 1;
B. Description and
explanation of the curriculum in use, the forms of academic assessment used to
measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to
C. Opportunities to formulate
suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the
education of their children.
D. Opportunities to submit
parent comments about the program to the district level.
If sufficient, Title 1
funding may be used to facilitate parent attendance at meetings through payment
of transportation and child care costs.
Opportunities shall be
provided for parents to meet with the classroom and Title 1 teachers to discuss
their child’s progress.
Parents should be given
guidance on ways they can support the education of their child at home.
The principal and
appropriate staff in a Title 1 school shall jointly develop with parents of
student served in the program a School-Level action plan outlining the manner
in which parents, school staff and student share responsibility for improved
student achievement in meeting academic standards. The plan shall:
A. Describe the school’s
responsibility to provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a
supportive and effective learning environment, enabling students in the Title 1
program to meet the district’s academic standards.
B. Indicate the ways in
which parents will be responsible for supporting their children’s learning,
such as monitoring attendance, homework completion, and television watching;
volunteering in the classroom; and participating, as appropriate, in decisions
related to their child’s education and positive use of extracurricular time.
C. Address the importance of
parent-teacher communication on an ongoing basis through, at minimum,
parent-teacher conferences, frequent reports to parents, and reasonable access