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Welcome! Introducing the Title One Program. What is Title One? Title I funding began in 1965 under President Lyndon B. Johnsons Elementary and Secondary.

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1 Welcome! Introducing the Title One Program

2 What is Title One? Title I funding began in 1965 under President Lyndon B. Johnsons Elementary and Secondary Education Act, currently known as No Child Left Behind. The intent of the law is a high-quality education for EVERY child, especially to provide services to students who are at risk of not meeting the state academic standards. Title I funds are directed to schools whose free and reduced lunch participation is more than 40% of the student population.

3 Ways in Which Title One Funds are Used Title One funds go to 10 highly qualified Title One Reading instructional assistants 1 Reading Specialist Staff development in Literacy and Math researched-based best practices Parent involvement events Instructional materials for Literacy and Math

4 Information for Families Home School Compact/Partnership to ensure your childs success Progress reports in addition to the regular report card for targeted students reading below grade-level Targeted students will receive access to additional Title One learning materials and consistent progress monitoring Resources: PERC-Parent Education Resource Center (online) Written Parent Involvement policy (online)

5 Parent Involvement Plan Parent EventTime of DayMonth Meet the TeacherSchool dayAugust Open HouseEveningSeptember Fall Curriculum NightEveningOctober Greek FestivalSchool DayFall and Spring 5 th Grade Music ProgramEveningNovember Spring Curriculum NightEveningSpring 6 th Grade Music ProgramEveningSpring Career DaySchool DaySpring Awards ProgramSchool DayEvery 9 weeks 4 th Grade Parent NightEveningSpring

6 North Windy Ridge Parent Policy This document was developed through the careful consideration of the Continuous Improvement Team which includes parents, teachers, and administrators from the North Windy Ridge community. We believe that it is essential to involve parents, guardians, and family members in an active role in the education of their child. At North Windy Ridge, our goal is to build the capacity of family members to work effectively with their children to support their social, emotional, and academic development. It is our goal to provide a variety of parent involvement activities that are accessible for all families and that meet the needs of the school community as defined by the parents, students, and school staff. The Parent Policy and Parent Involvement Plan will be introduced at the beginning of each school year at the Title One Annual Meeting and Open House. Parents can continue to foster a connection to the school through one or many of the following opportunities: Participating in the PTO Board or Advisory Council Attending parent-teacher conferences Utilizing title one take home resources to support the development of struggling learners Taking part in parent workshops Volunteering for special events or in the classroom We look forward to developing a partnership that strengthens our school community and that leads every child to a successful and productive school experience.

7 Title One Programs at NWR Every student benefits from the Title One program and Title One resources All EPIC groups meet daily for 30 minutes during Language Arts Small group instruction Reading texts at their level Linking texts to reading skills and strategy based instruction

8 Homework Club Will meet Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday of every week until 4:30 p.m. October through April Title One instructional assistants and Reading Specialist will help students with homework assignments Computer activities and educational games as enrichment and extension of Literacy and Math skills Sign up tonight at table in the hall outside gym

9 Highly Qualified Staff Amber Queen, Reading Specialist Instructional Assistants Christie Banks Kristy Benson April Bryson Harmony Budd Tim Buttitta Katie Harris Amelia Lacey Stephanie Patch Bonnie Sutton Christy Thomas

10 No Time To Read? If you read 15 minutes per day, You would read.... ½ book per week 2 books per month 24 books per year, 1,000 books in a lifetime!


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