1October 21, 2014 Janice Sharpe, Ed.S, Principal Annual Title I Meeting |Rice Elementary SchoolOctober 21, 2014 Janice Sharpe, Ed.S, PrincipalGreg Milner,Assistant PrincipalNote: Please do not remove any of the information from this presentation. The contents are directly aligned with the Title I Law requirements. Please ADD items as needed, i.e. your school’s data charts, grade level requirements, new assessments, etc.Prepared by: BCSD Family Engagement Team
2Overview Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 What is Title I? Title I RequirementsPossible Benefits of Title I Title I Parental Involvement BudgetCommon Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)/College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCPRI) Georgia Milestones Test Georgia Student Growth ModelSchool Classifications Flexible Learning ProgramParental Involvement
3What is Title I? Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Section 1 Section 2
4Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Section 1What is Title I?Title I was enacted in 1965 under the Elementary and Secondary Act. It is the largest Federal Assistance Program for our nation’s schools.Title I provides federal funds through Georgia Department of Education to schools with at least 40% of the student population receiving free and reduced meals.Section 2Section 3Section 4Section 5
5Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Section 1What is Title I?Title I is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and meet and exceed state standards.The goal is to provide a high-quality education for every child, so the program provides extra help to students who need it most.Section 2Section 3Section 4Section 5
6Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Section 1Title I RequirementsAll teachers must be highly qualified in the core subjects they teach. Parents have the right to know the qualifications of the teachers.Proven, research based instructional methods must be utilized in the classrooms.Section 2Section 3Section 4Section 5
7Benefits of Title I Funds Title I Annual Meeting |Section 1Section 2Benefits of Title I FundsSection 3Section 4Section 5
8Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 As a parent of a child who receives Title I services in our school, you have the right to give input about how Title I Parental Involvement Money is spent.Title I School Budget
9Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Benefits of Title I FundsSection 1Hiring additional teachers and other support staff to reduce class size.Purchasing supplemental instructional materials and educational programs.Conducting parent activities and workshops focusing on content academic areas.Providing professional development for teachers and staff.Section 2Section 3Section 4Section 5
10Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Section 1Common Core Georgia PerformanceStandards (CCGPS)Section 2College and Career ReadyPerformance Index (CCPRI)Section 3Section 4Section 5
11CCGPS CCPRI Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 The CCGPS outlines grade-level student expectations and core subjects.The CCPRI is the state accountability method used to measure school performance.The following indicators will be used to determine performance instead of a single test score:AchievementAchievement Gap ClosureProgressExceeding the Bar Indicators
12Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Our District’s Elementary School 2013 CCRPI Score:66.3Our School’s 2013 CCRPI Score:49.7
14Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 “Academic achievement only tells part of the story. The addition of student growth tells a more complete story about the academic performance of students.”The Georgia Student Growth Model (GSGM) is an exciting initiative designed to provide students, parents, educators, and the public with important information on student progress. Academic achievement only tells part of the story. The addition of student growth tells a more complete story about the academic performance of students. Now we not only know where students ended up, but we also know how much progress they made to get there.
15School Classification & Flexible Learning Program Title I Annual Meeting |Section 1Section 2School Classification & Flexible Learning ProgramSection 3Section 4Section 5
16Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Highest-Performing Reward SchoolFive percent of Title I schools in Georgia.Highest performance for the “All Students” group over three years.High schools with the highest graduation rates.High-Progress Reward SchoolTen percent of Georgia Title I schools.Highest progress in performance for the “All Students” group over three years.High schools that are making the most progress in increasing graduation rates.Reward Schools
17Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Highest-Performing Reward SchoolFive percent of Title I schools in Georgia.Highest performance for the “All Students” group over three years.High schools with the highest graduation rates.High-Progress Reward SchoolTen percent of Georgia Title I schools.Highest progress in performance for the “All Students” group over three years.High schools that are making the most progress in increasing graduation rates.Reward Schools
18Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 There are three ways to be identified:School Improvement Grant School (SIG),Graduation rate lower than 60% for the past two years, orLack of progress on student achievement for the past three years in a row.Priority Schools
19Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 There are two ways to be identified:Graduation rate lower than 60% for the past two years, orLargest in-school achievement gap between the highest achieving subgroup of students and the lowest achieving subgroup of students.Focus Schools
20Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 There are three ways to be identified:Low graduation rates,Low achievement in a particular student subgroup (such as English Learners or Special Education), orLow achievement in a particular subject content area (such as math or science).Alert Schools
21Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Our School’s Classification:No Designation!
22Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Section 1Flexible Learning ProgramThe Flexible Learning Program (FLP) is a supplemental academic intervention that allows Bibb County School District the flexibility in designing an extended learning program to meet the needs of students with the greatest academic need.Section 2Section 3Section 4Section 5
23Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Coh. Flexible Learning ProgramFLP is a supplemental academic intervention that is required for Priority, Focus, and Alert Schools, (where applicable).FLP is for all eligible students in the school. FLP services may not be limited to a specific grade level(s) or a specific subgroup of students (students with disabilities, ELLs, females, white students, etc.).
24Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Flexible Learning ProgramFLPAllows districts to design and provide supplemental extended learning opportunities to eligible students based on Federal Rank OrderIs designed to improve the academic achievement of individual studentsSESRequired the use of outside providers approved by GaDOE to provide free tutoring to eligible students based on Federal Rank OrderWas designed to improve the academic achievement of individual students
25Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Flexible Learning Program
26Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Coh. FLP Federal Rank OrderStudent in a school offering FLPMost Academically At-RiskANDFree and Reduced,Student with Disabilities, or English LearnerFLP Rank Order IFLP Rank Order IIOther Most Academically At-Risk StudentsFLP Rank Order IIIStudents who are NOT Most Academically At-Risk
27Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 FLP Rank Order I: Students in the following subgroups that are not meeting standards as identified by state assessment results: students with disabilities, English Learners, or free- and reduced price lunch subgroups; and, if funding levels allow;FLP Rank Order II: All other students that are not meeting standards, as identified by state assessment results; and, if funding levels allow;FLP Rank Order III: Students who are meeting standards, as identified by state assessment results.FLP Federal Rank Order
28Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Districts must first rank students by academic needThen Districts apply the Federal Rank Order for FLP to the ranking of academically at-risk studentsIf Student A is receiving free and/or reduced price meals (FRM) and is most academically at-risk, then this student is served in Rank I.If Student B is not receiving FRM, but is a special education student and is most academically at-risk, then this student is served in Rank I.FLP Federal Rank Order
29Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 If Student C is not receiving FRM, is not a special education student, but is an EL student and is most academically at-risk, then this student is served in Rank I.If Student D is not receiving FRM, is not a special education student, and is not an EL student, and is most academically at-risk, then this student is served in Rank 2.If Student E is not receiving FRM, is not a special education student, and is not an EL student, and is NOT most academically at-risk, then this student is served in Rank 3.FLP Federal Rank Order
30All Focus Schools must offer FLP Title I Annual Meeting |CohAll Focus Schools must offer FLPElementary schools offering specials or an activity class (music, art, etc.) are encouraged to offer FLP as a part of the rotation during this time period.Middle schools offering connections are encouraged to offer FLP as a part of the rotation during this time period.New for FLP
31Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Coh. New for FLPFor all schools not implementing the FLP through either specials/activity classes, connections classes, or an extended school day offering, such schools must offer two of these opportunities for all students to access FLP:Before SchoolIntercessionAfter SchoolSummer SessionOther
32Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Coh. FLP FundingMay not be used to:Provide incentives/rewards for students.Provide field trips.Provide credit recovery activities.Provide initial credit in any course.Provide homework help.Provide enrichment activities.Provide attendance for time missed.Provide interventions related to student behavior/conduct.Pay for teachers to attend conferences.
33Parental Involvement Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Section 1
34Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Parental InvolvementSection 1As mandated by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), schools and districts must ensure that strong strategies are in place to: 1) Build capacity to involve parents/stakeholders in an effective partnership with the school; and 2) Share and support high student academic achievement.Section 2Section 3Section 4Section 5
35Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Parental InvolvementDevelop a relationship with your child’s teacher.Support your child’s academic skills by providing reinforcement at home.Actively serve on advisory teams, school councils, parent leadership teams, and parent councils.
36Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Parental InvolvementParticipate in the school’s needs assessment surveys to determine parental involvement needs and goals.Attend parent training workshops and school conferences.Assist with the development and review of the Schoolwide Improvement Plan.
37Title I Annual Meeting |2014-2015 Parental InvolvementInvolve yourself with the development and review of the District and School Parental Involvement Plan and Policy, School-Parent Compact, FLP and the District’s Comprehensive Improvement Plan.Receive a description of the school’s curriculum, information on student’s progress on academic assessments, and guidance on the State’s academic content standards and assessments.Collaborate with planning parental involvement activities.