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    Title I


    What is Title I?

    Title I is a federally funded program that provides financial assistance to local school systems and schools with high percentages of low-income families to support the academic achievement of disadvantaged students.

    The purpose of Title I is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high quality education and meet challenging state academic standards. The restricted grant funds provide supplementary funding to improve the teaching and learning of children. 

     AJA 2016 – 2017 Title I Funds are being used for: 

    • Instructional Staffing:  

      • 3 additional Classroom Teachers   
    • Substitutes used for professional development, collaborative planning and data utilization meetings Professional development activities and supplies   
    • Parent training/workshops/ activities and supplies   
    • Instructional materials/supplies   
    • Technology related to instruction   
    • Extended Learning programs (After school, Saturday, Summer) for lowest performing students and related expenditures (i.e., teacher salaries, students snacks, and transportation)   
    • Local field trip admission and entrance fees directly related to the curriculum   
    • Snacks for students in Extended Learning programs and for parent trainings.

    Title I Programs 

     Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO)

     Every Tuesday and Thursday after school, students in grades 1 – 8 participate in an extended learning program. During this time, students receive additional instruction on topics that were taught during the school day, complete homework assignments and use our 2 web based programs.

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     To monitor student achievement in Reading, the program uses Achieve3000 which is a web based individualized learning solution scientifically proven to accelerate reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing proficiency and performance on high stakes tests. Achieve3000 instruction provides a high interest topic scientifically matched to each student's individual Lexile reading level and has a reporting and management system that allows teachers to use performance data to inform instruction.and also have access to both programs at home.  


    School Programs

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     Join us for one hour of your morning … and fill it with games, door prizes, and interesting conversation. Join us for a PARENT’S Roundtable Discussion about the different techniques you use at home to assist our children. Maybe you have some ideas to share, or maybe you want to gain new ideas. Regardless of the reason, this promises to be an excellent event.