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Parent Involvement

10 months ago

Parental involvement is critical to the success of the Title I. There are many ways in which parents may become involved including:

*   Attending meetings, workshops, and serving on committees   

*   Volunteering in the Title I classrooms

*   Visiting the Title I classrooms and observing instruction

*   Reading Title I school communications 

     Parent/Child Magazines (K-2)
     Math and Science Connection Flyers (3-5)
     Reading Connection Flyers 

*   Completing the annual Title I Program Evaluation 

*   Serving on the district level Title I Parent Advisory Committee   

Virginia Department of Education: Elementary School Report Cards
      Ashby Lee Elementary School report card    
      W.W. Robinson Elementary School report card     
      Sandy Hook Elementary School report card          
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10 months ago

Title I is the largest federal aid program for our nation's schools. The goal of Title I is to provide supplemental instruction to those students most in need. These are the children who are not performing at or near the level of others their age.

Student Selection

10 months ago

All Shenandoah County elementary schools are now operating Schoolwide Title I Programs. Schoolwide programs serve all children in a school. All staff, resources, and classes are part of the Schoolwide program. The purpose is to generate high levels of academic achievement in core subject areas for all students, especially those students most in need.

The purpose is achieved through high quality instruction, comprehensive reform strategies and methods to improve teacher quality and development, and the consolidated use of funds.

Children may be selected to participate based on his/her reading level or comprehension. The Reading Specialist(s) may work with children in their classroom or in a small group outside the classroom. During the reading time together, they will work to build vocabulary, word study, fluency, and comprehension skills. This service may be year-long or for a short period of time. 

Parental involvement and support is critical to a child’s progress and success.  Research has proven that when parents and teachers work together as a team, children’s reading skills show greater improvement.

Please consider the following suggestions as you support your child at home by

●Setting aside a specific time for homework and review it regularly.
●Monitoring homework daily to see that it is completed and returned in a timely fashion.
●Communicating with the school regularly through conferences, phones calls, notes, letters, and visits.
●Insuring punctuality and good attendance of my child.
●Providing a caring, encouraging, loving environment for learning at home.
●Supporting school staff in maintaining proper discipline.
●Working with staff to best understand the child and meet individual needs.
●Reading with my child and let my child see me read regularly.

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