Title I is a federally funded program that is designed to help students achieve success while meeting high academic standards. Students are referred to the program by staff members and selected based on test results and classroom performance. Parental permission is required for services to be provided. Title I math support is offered in grades K-5 during the school day and through after school and summer programming.
A school that Receives Title I funds must provide to each individual parent:
o Information on the level of achievement the child has made on all state assessments.
o Timely notice that the parent's child has been assigned or taught for 4 or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified.
o At the beginning of each school year, any school that receives Title I funds must notify parents of each student attending any Title I school that the parents may request, and that agency will provide the parents on request (and in a timely manner) information regarding the professional qualification of the student's classroom teachers, including at minimum the following:
o Whether the teacher has met State qualifications for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction.
o Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other professional status that the State has waived.
o The degree major of the teacher and any other graduate certification or degree held by the teacher and the field of discipline of the certification or degree.
o Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and if so their qualifications.
- Format: The notice and information provided to parents under this paragraph shall be in an understandable and uniform format and, to the extent practicable, provided in a language that the parents can understand.