Special Programs Funding and Accountability
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Dr. Jamie Bryson, Director ................................................... a part of the Data Quality & Accountability Division of Humble ISD
Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The parental involvement provisions in Title I, Part A reflect the four principles in ESEA/NCLB. Specifically, these provisions stress shared accountability between schools and parents for high achievement, including (a) expanded public school choice and supplemental educational services for eligible children in low-performing schools, (b) local development of parental involvement plans with sufficient flexbility to address local needs, and (c) building parents" capacity for using effective practices to improve their own childrens academic achievement.
Important requirements include:
The district must develop a District-Wide Parent Involvement Plan (developed jointly with parents):
1. Each Title I Schoolwide campus must develop a campus-level Parent Involvement Plan (developed
jointly with parents)
2. Each campus must hold an anuual Title I Meeting to inform parents of the school"s participation
in the Title I, Part A program, and to explain the Title I, Part A requirements and the rights of parents
to be involved in those programs.
3. Each Title I, Part A school must jointly develop, with the parents of children served under Title I,
Part A, a school-parent compact as a component of its written parental involvement policy.
Texas IDRA Parent Information and Resource Center
The Texas IDRA Parent Information and Resource Center (PIRC) is a comprehensive, multicultural and multilingual parent leadership support program for strengthening partnerships between parents and schools for student success. The center is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to serve the state of Texas.
Follow this weblink to visit the Texas IDRA Parent Information and Resource Center: http://www.idra.org/Texas_IDRA_PIRC.htm/