Presentation on theme: "District Advisory Council (DAC) 1 October 22, 2012 Westlawn Elementary School."— Presentation transcript:
District Advisory Council (DAC) 1 October 22, 2012 Westlawn Elementary School
2 Federally funded Part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (also known as “No Child Left Behind”) Goal: to ensure that all students meet challenging state academic standards.
School Selection Schools are chosen based on the percent of students receiving free or reduced- price lunch Schools are served in order, beginning with the school with the highest percent of low-income students 3
4 In Fairfax County, 38 schools will benefit from the Title I grant in 2012-13.
The objectives of Title I in FCPS are to: Improve language arts skills Develop mathematics skills and concepts Promote critical thinking and problem solving skills Encourage family involvement in the education of children 5
6 Schools design their own plans for raising the level of achievement for all students.
7 Title I funding provides high quality instruction in mathematics...