Prince George's County Public Schools
Parent Involvement Policy at a Glance

Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) is based on four principles that provide a framework through which families, educators, and communities can work together to improve teaching and learning.  These principles are accountability for results, local control and flexibility, expanded parental choice, and effective and successful programs that reflect scientifically based research.  The parental involvement provisions in Title I, Part A of the ESEA reflect these principles.  Specifically, these provisions stress shared accountability between schools and parents for high student achievement, including expanded public school choice and supplemental educational services for eligible children in low-performing schools, local development of parental involvement plans with sufficient flexibility to address local needs, and building parents’ capacity for using effective practices to improve their own children’s academic achievement.  Click on the images to view the Parent Involvement Policy at a Glance for Prince George's County Title I Schools.