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1 Title I Faculty Presentation Department of Federal and State Programs or PX 48017
2 No Child Left Behind Act NCLB is the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act originally passed under President Johnson’s Administration Title I is part of the NCLB Act All requirements regarding Title I are specified in the NCLB Act of 2001
3 Title I Schools 125 Title I schools in Palm Beach County for FY12 100 Public Schools 19 Charter Schools 6 Alternative Schools Charter and Alternative Schools must follow same requirements as other public schools.
4 Purpose of Title I To ensure ALL children have a fair, equitable, and significant opportunity for a high quality education
5 Qualifying for FY12 Title I Funding Each year schools are identified as Title I based on the percentage of students in the school eligible for free and reduced (f/r) price meals on Date Certain. Date Certain for the FY12 school year was December 17, Schools meeting the minimum percentage qualify for Title I funding. The FY12 percentage is 49.5%.
6 Qualifying for FY12 Title I Funding The number of eligible students is multiplied by the per pupil allocation. Example On Date Certain, 312 students were eligible for f/r priced meals at Sunshine Elementary. This group represents 69% of the total student population. Per pupil allocation = $355 (set by District) School allocation = 312 x $355 or $110,760
7 Highly Qualified Staff ALL core subject area teachers must be highly qualified: Bachelor’s degree State certification For elementary teachers, a subject area exam or completed HOUSSE plan or NBPTS certificate for appropriate level or completed Out of State HQ Verification Form For new middle/secondary teachers, a subject area exam or completed HOUSSE plan for the appropriate subject and level or NBPTS certificate for appropriate subject area and level or completed Out of State HQ Verification Form
Highly Qualified Staff Teachers must be highly qualified upon hiring in the following content areas: elementary education, reading, math, science, history, civics and government, economics, geography, music, art, and drama, English, and foreign languages ALL non-instructional staff providing academic support to students must be highly qualified: Two years of college or 60 college credits or Pass a rigorous test 8
9 Professional Development Must be evidenced-based and on-going Must be reflected in the School Improvement Plan/Schoolwide Plan (SIP/SWP) Must address the needs of students in all subgroups with an emphasis on those not meeting AYP All out-of-county/state travel must be documented in the SIP/SWP and related to subgroups not meeting AYP
10 Required for Audit Documentation
11 Parents’ Right to Know The professional qualifications of their child’s classroom teacher and paraprofessional. If their child is taught by a teacher who is not highly qualified for four or more consecutive weeks, the parents must receive timely notice. FCAT results must be provided to parents, in an appropriate language, regarding the achievement level of their child.
12 Family Involvement Karen Mapp, parent involvement researcher at Harvard Graduate School of Education, says students in schools with solid family involvement programs: Are more likely to enroll in higher-level programs and earn more credits Have better social skills, behavior, and adapt more easily to school Attend more regularly and are more likely to graduate
13 Family Involvement School-Parent Compact A compact is an agreement between the home and the school, which outlines how families, staff and students will share the responsibility for improving student achievement. Written with input from parents and staff Required to document distribution of Compact Compact reviewed with parents at a parent/teacher conference Addresses the importance of communication between teachers and parents on an ongoing basis
14 Family Involvement Family Involvement Policy/Plan Jointly developed with input from parents and staff Required to document distribution of Family Involvement Policy Provide parent trainings and meetings at flexible times Involve parents in an organized, ongoing and timely way in planning, reviewing, and improving Title I programs Provide parents with an opportunity to submit dissenting views if the SIP/SWP is not acceptable to them Educate teachers and other staff on the value and contributions of parents; how to reach out to, communicate with, and work with parents
15 Family Involvement Positive Impact Activities: Frequent face-to-face, written, and phone contact between teachers and parents School-based parent activities, which help train parents to work with their children at home Interactive homework assignments that require parents to participate in learning Parental Information and Resource Center (PIRC)
16 Accountability Participate in the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) Meet Federal and State mandated proficiency levels Participate in NCLB School Choice if AYP is not made two years in a row
17 Adequate Yearly Progress AYP reports the performance and participation of nine subgroups according to: Race/ethnicity – Total, White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, American Indian Socio-economics Students with Disabilities (SWD) Limited English Proficient (LEP/ELL) AYP Targets for FY12 Reading - 86% of students need to score at level 3 and above Math - 86% of students need to score at level 3 and above
18 Consequences For Not Making AYP All schools receive AYP designation, but only Title I Schools receive consequences for not meeting AYP and are identified as a School in Need of Improvement (SINI). The following chart shows the accumulation of consequences for not making AYP (NAYP). 1 Year NAYP - SINI 0 Review School Improvement Plan Address subgroups not meeting AYP 2 Years NAYP - SINI 1 Supplemental Educational Services (SES) 3 Years NAYP - SINI 2 Public School Choice Supplemental Educational Services (SES) 4 Years NAYP - SINI 3 Public School Choice Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Corrective Action Plan 5 Years NAYP - SINI 4 Public School Choice Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Corrective Action Plan Planning for Restructuring 6 Years NAYP - SINI 5 Public School Choice Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Implement Restructuring Plan 7 + Years NAYP - SINI 6+ Public School Choice Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Continue Implement Restructuring Plan