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Title I Information
What is Title I?
A Federal Grant that provides academic and family support to economically disadvantaged children. There are four identified elementary schools in St. Mary’s County that receive assistance from Title I based on the numbers of students receiving Free and Reduced Meals. The Title One schools include: Green Holly Elementary, Lexington Park Elementary, George Washington Carver Elementary, and Park Hall Elementary.
Who is the DIrector of Title I?
The revised publication will be updated for the 2012-2013 school year when made available. Please check the MSDE website for information at www.msde.org
This calendar is subject to change so please check the monthly student calendar for updates. Thank you
School Improvement Team Meeting
Lexington Park Elementary School's Improvement Team will meet in the Media Center at 3:30 pm on the following dates
Sept 18th Oct 16th Nov 27th
Jan 22nd Feb. 19th April 16th May 21st
Parent involvement Plan and budget review will be held on Friday, March 22nd at 10 am at Lexington Park Elementary School. Please call Mrs. Timmons should you need more information. 301-863-4085 ext. 129
As always your input is valuable to us in supporting your child's education.
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TITLE I Parent Involvement
Mrs. Karyn Timmons, Parent Liaison
301-863-4085 ext 129
Title I - Information:
What is Title I?
Title I is the largest federal assistance program for our nation’s schools. Title I is short for Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Act of 1965 , reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Schools with 40% or more children from low income families can develop schoolwide programs to serve all students in the school. Each Title I schoolwide program is focused upon three important goals:
How can Title I money be used?
Districts, schools, and parents have a great deal of choice in how they set up their Title I academic program, as long as it helps students meet the school’s standards, which are based upon the Maryland State Curriculum and the forthcoming common core curriculum. Title I money can also be used to:
How can Title I help me as a parent?
Title I money can be used for many types of parent involvement activities.
How can I find out about what my Title I program offers parents/families?
All Title I programs must have in place a Parent Involvement Plan which explains how the school and district support the important role of parents in education. The Parent Involvement Plan must include a Compact, which is a written statement of what schools and parents are planning to do to help students achieve.
Parent Information on Highly Qualified Staff :
Just a few reminders for the month of April:
Tuesday, April 16th- School Improvement Team Meeting (SIT) 3:30pm Media Center
Wednesday, April 17th-Coffee and Conversation
Friday, April 19th-Pre-K Panda Book Club
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