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1 Coal City Unit District #1 Title I Parent Meeting

2 Meeting Outline Purpose and Requirements of NCLB NCLB Terms Purpose of Title I Program Title I Activities

3 NCLB’s purpose is to ensure that children in every classroom enjoy the benefits of well-prepared teachers, research-based curriculum and safe learning environments. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Purpose

4 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Requirements Assess students in grades 3-8, and once during grades 10-12, in reading and math by the end of the 2005-2006 school year, using state-designed tests. Assess students in science once during grades 3-5, 6-9, and 10-12 by the end of the 2007-2008 school year, using state-designed tests. Certify that all teachers of core academic subjects are highly qualified by the end of the 2005-2006 school year, using state- set definition. Provide public school choice and supplemental educational services to students in schools that have been unable to meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for two consecutive years. Expects 100 percent student proficiency by 2014.

5 NCLB Terms Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) - Refers to an individual state’s measure of yearly progress toward achieving state academic standards. Subgroup - One of several groups of students that may be in a school. Must have 45 students for a subgroup. Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) — This is the term No Child Left Behind uses for a teacher who proves that he or she knows the subjects he or she is teaching, has a college degree, and is state- certified.

6 NCLB Terms (cont.) Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are research-based extended-day programs that are proven to increase student achievement. At-Risk – students who have not been adequately served by social service or educational systems and are at risk of educational failure due to lack of services, negative life events, or physical or mental challenges, among others. LEA – Local Education Agency which is commonly referred to as a district.

7 Purpose of Title I Meet the educational needs of low-achieving children in our Nation's highest-poverty schools, limited English proficient children, migratory children, children with disabilities, Indian children, neglected or delinquent children, and young children in need of reading assistance. Close the achievement gap between high- and low- performing children, especially the achievement gaps between minority and non-minority students, and between disadvantaged children and their more advantaged peers;

8 Title I Activities Types of Programs/Instruction: Pullout – Small group or 1 on 1 instruction Inclusion – Team teach with classroom teacher or divide class into two groups Whole Group

9 Title I Activities continued Assessment/Screening: DOLCH WORDS – Sight Word Vocabulary DIBELS – Primary Reading Skills Assessment MAZE – Reading Comprehension Assessment Variety of Informal Assessments – Running records, test scores, math screening, SRA Corrective Reading Program Help with SAT, OLSAT and ISAT testing

10 Title I Activities continued Report to parents, teachers and administration Provide supplemental materials to teachers Provide many engaging activities with a variety of materials Intervention component of new reading series Teacher made or purchased educational games Computer Programs Provide support in other content areas to help students as needed

11 Any Questions?

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