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Sample Title I School-Level Parental Involvement

This policy describes the means for carrying out designated Title I parental involvement requirements.
Title I School-Level Parental Involvement Policy
[School Name]

[School Name] has developed a written Title I parental involvement policy with input from Title I parents. [Describe how the school developed the policy with parent input.] It has distributed the policy to parents of Title I students. [Describe how the school distributes the policy.] The policy describes the means for carrying out the following Title I parental involvement requirements [20 USC 6318 Section 1118(a)-(f) inclusive].

Involvement of Parents in the Title I Program

To involve parents in the Title I program at [School Name], the following practices have been established:

*It may be helpful to include the parental involvement policy review in the annual review of the Single Plan for Student Achievement.

**The policy must be updated periodically to meet changing needs of parents and the school. If the school has a process in place for involving parents in planning and designing the school’s programs, the school may use that process if it includes adequate representation of parents of Title I children. [20 USC 6318 Section 1118(c)(3)]

School-Parent Compact

[School Name] distributes to parents of Title I students a school-parent compact. The compact, which has been jointly developed with parents, outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement. It describes specific ways the school and families will partner to help children achieve the State’s high academic standards. It addresses the following legally required items, as well as other items suggested by parents of Title I students.

[Briefly describe how the school developed the policy with Title I parent input and how the school distributes the policy to Title I parents. Attach a copy of the compact to this policy.]

Building Capacity for Involvement

[School Name] engages Title I parents in meaningful interactions with the school. It supports a partnership among staff, parents, and the community to improve student academic achievement. To help reach these goals, the school has established the following practices.

Accessibility

[School Name] provides opportunities for the participation of all Title I parents, including parents with limited English proficiency, parents with disabilities, and parents of migratory students. Information and school reports are provided in a format and language that parents understand.
[Briefly describe or bullet how this happens at your school.]

Questions: Nancy Bodenhausen | nbodenhausen@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-4904 
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