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Title 1 Parent Information


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Title 1, Part A

The Title 1, Part A program provides supplemental funding to state and local education agencies that pays for resources to improve education quality and help ensure all children in low-income contexts meet the state's student performance standards


Parent Rights
Parents have the right to be involved in the Title 1, Part A program through—

  • Parent activities to better prepare their child in their education
  • Being informed on the level of achievement of their child
  • Being informed if their child has been taught by a non-highly qualified teacher for 4 or more consecutive weeks
  • Evaluation, review, and approval of the School-Parent contract
  • Attending Parent / Teacher conferences

The Value of Parents
Studies have found that students with involved parents, no matter what their income or background, are more likely to—

  • Earn higher grades and test scores and enroll in higher-level programs
  • Pass their classes, earn credits, and be promoted
  • Attend school regularly
  • Graduate and go on to postsecondary education

How to Get Involved

  • Join local and national school/parent organizations
  • Support school extra-curricular activities
  • Volunteer at the school
  • Attend parent-teacher conferences
  • Communicate with your child’s teachers regularly (email, phone, etc.)
  • Keep your child’s teachers informed about events in his or her life which may affect his/her performance at school
  • Discuss with your child’s teachers and parent organizations other ideas for parent involvement