What does it mean to be a Title I School?
Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) provides financial assistance to states and school districts to meet the needs of academically at-risk students. The goal of Title I is to provide extra instructional services, resources and activities that support students who are identified as those who would benefit from Title I services the most in order to meet the state’s challenging performance standards in mathematics, reading, and writing.
What will Title I do for my child?
The Title I program will provide your student with extra educational assistance.
What does Title I provide for parents/guardians?
Title I provides opportunities for parents to develop plans and be engaged with the school and district, and to work as partners in supporting student academic success.
Please visit the Autauga County Schools Title I Parent Iand Family Engagement tab to the left for more information.
What do Title I programs offer?
Title I programs generally offer:
• Additional teachers
• Opportunities for professional development for school staff
• Extra time for teaching Title I students the skills they need
• A variety of supplementary teaching methods
• An individualized program for students
• Additional teaching materials which supplement a student’s regular instruction
• A variety of opportunities for parents to stay informed and be involved and engaged with the school in supporting their child’s educational experience
• Parent Resource Centers with educational materials and resources for families to check out and use at home