Presentation on theme: "TITLE I Mullendore Elementary 2011-12. What is the legal framework for Title I? Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 No Child Left Behind."— Presentation transcript:
What is the legal framework for Title I? Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 No Child Left Behind Legislation of 2002
What is the purpose of Title I? To ensure that all children, particularly low-achieving children in the highest poverty schools: Have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high- quality education, and Reach proficiency on challenging state academic standards and state assessments.
2011-12 BISD Title I Campuses Birdville ElementaryDavid E. Smith Elementary W.T. FranciscoElementaryJack C. Binion Elementary Mullendore ElementaryRichland Elementary Hardeman Elementary Watauga Elementary Holiday Heights ElementaryO.H. Stowe Elementary John D. Spicer ElementaryFoster Village Elementary Academy at West Birdville Academy at C. F. Thomas Major Cheney Elementary at South Birdville
What do Title I funds mean to us at Mullendore Elementary?
2011-12 Title I Allocation Mullendore Elementary # Residing – April 2011 470 # Eligible for F/R Lunch 335 F/R Lunch Percentage 71.28% Per Pupil Allocation $369 Campus Allocation $123,490
2011-2012 Targets 2011-2012 Targets Mullendore Elementary ELA Support Math Support Professional Learning Instructional materials Parent Involvement
How can we use this $$$? Meet purpose of Title I Must be incorporated into campus plan Provide instruction by highly qualified teachers and educational assistants Provide professional learning for teachers, principals, educational assistants and parents Coordinate with other educational programs Supplement, not supplant other efforts Use effective teaching methods and strategies
How do we get started? Begin with a thorough analysis of student achievement data Target the student group most in need of academic assistance Explore the possibilities within budget guidelines Involve parents and staff
How do we involve parents? Conduct annual Title I meeting Offer flexible number of meetings Include in planning and review of Title I program Provide information in home language Provide information about qualifications of teachers and EA’s Develop a school parent compact Develop a campus parent involvement policy
Are there strings? Increased documentation requirements Providing parents notice of “right to know” Utilizing school-parent compact and parent involvement policy Hiring highly qualified staff, including educational assistants
How can we help? Get involved! Spread the good news! Stay focused on the targets for improvement Participate in planning and evaluating Title I efforts Encourage families to complete free/reduced lunch forms