• Title 1

     

    What is Title One?

    • A federal fund
    • Intended to help ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach grade-level proficiency
    • Helps students who are behind academically or at risk of falling behind
    • Only used to help students reach proficiency in the academic standards: English Language Arts and Mathematics
    • Is supplemental to the regular program. Never replaces what all other students receive
    • Uses research-based practices


    How is Title One School Funding Determined?

    • It is a federal entitlement program (non-competitive formula)
    • Allocated based on 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, distribute the funds to Local Education Agencies or school districts.
    • Local school districts allocate the funds to qualifying schools based on the number of poor children in a school.


    Title One Must…

    • Involve parents in all phases of planning and provide opportunities for involvement and parent trainings.
    • Establish a compact between the parent and school outlining expectations.
    • 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 AYP standards.


    This Year’s Title One Funds at Windsor Hill Arts Infused…

    • Our Title One funds will provide Literacy Interventionists for K-5thgrade levels as well as a math interventionists for K-5th grade levels.
    • Professional development opportunities
    • Parent involvement activities
    • Instructional materials to be used in math and reading for all grade levels
    • Computer software