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505.8 PARENTAL AND FAMILY INVOLVEMENT

Parental and family involvement is an important component in a student’s success in school. The board encourages parents and families to become involved in their child’s education to ensure the child’s academic success.

The board will:

(1) will involve parents and families in the development of the Title I plan, the process for school review of the plan and the process for improvement;

(2) will provide the coordination, technical assistance and other support necessary to assist participating schools in planning and implementing effective parent and family involvement activities to improve student academic achievement and school performance;

(3) To the extent feasible, coordinate and integrate parent and family engagement strategies under Title I with parent and family engagement strategies outlined in other relevant Federal, State, and local laws and programs;

(4) Conduct with the involvement of parents and family members, an annual evaluation of the content and effectiveness of the parental and family engagement involvement policy in improving the academic quality of the school served including identifying barriers to greater participation by parents in Title I activities (with particular attention to low-income parents, Limited English Proficient (LEP) parents, minorities, parents with disabilities and parents with low literacy) and use the findings of the evaluation to design strategies for more effective parental involvement and to revise, as necessary, the parental involvement policies;

(5) Use the findings of the annual evaluation to design strategies for more effective parent and family involvement and to revise, as necessary, the parent and family involvement policies; and,

(6) Involve parents in Title I activities.

The board will review this policy annually. The superintendent is responsible for notifying parents of this policy annually or within a reasonable time after it has been amended during the school year. It is the responsibility of the superintendent to develop administrative regulations regarding this policy

 

 

Legal References:

No Child Left Behind, Title I, Sec. 1118, P.L. 107-110. (2002)

 

Cross References:

903.2 Community Resource Persons and Volunteers

 

 

Approved February 2007

Reviewed September 2016

Revised  March 19, 2018