Title 1

What is Title I?

Federal program

Provides states and local school districts with resources to support. . .
*the development, extension, and maintenance of
high-quality educational programs

*services to improve student achievement in the area of Literacy in grades K-4

How Are Students Selected?

Test scores...

*Basic Reading Inventory--BRI

*FAST (Formative Assessment System for Teachers)

Teacher referral from classroom teacher and daily work

How are the students serviced?

Small groups for 15-30 minutes 4-5 times per week (depending on grade level and needs)

In classroom or Title I room

Services are in addition to the classroom reading instruction

How is a student dismissed?

Test scores

Classroom performance

Teacher collaboration

Trial period of decreasing or eliminating services

Lessons in Title Reading

Leveled Literacy Intervention

  • Leveled text, Word Study/Phonics, Writing,
  • Comprehension, Fluency, Home Connection

Jolly Phonics-writing and reading words

Parent's right to know

As a parent/guardian of a student in a Title I school, you have the right...

  • To know the professional qualifications of your child's teacher.
  • To know when your child has a substitute teacher for more than four weeks and the qualifications of the substitute teacher.
  • To know how your child's school is rated on its state test scores.