Title I is the largest program of federal funding in education signed into law in 1965 by President Lyndon Johnson. President Johnson recognized the extremely difficult problem that children throughout the country were having with their reading and mathematics. In an effort to help them catch up, extra attention, materials, and teachers were provided by the Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title I (ESEA).
Title I can help parents understand their child and be more involved in the child's education. Within the Title I program, the parents have rights that they should be aware of. Parents have the right to see progress reports on their child and their school. Parents can request information about their child's teacher's qualifications. Parents also have the right to help decide if Title I is meeting their child's needs.
Where We Are...
The purpose of Title I is to assist schools in improving student achievement, staff development, and parental involvement. All public schools receiving Title I funds are district schools operating under Schoolwide Programs. Schools utilize Title I funds to enhance the regular district instructional program. Schools use funds to:
If you have questions regarding Title I, contact our Title I Facilitator (TIF), David Smith, at (864) 355-2939 or firstname.lastname@example.org. View his Title I website by clicking here. If you would like our Title I Facilitator to contact you or you would like to leave a suggestion, please complete this form and he will get back to you within 24 hours or the next business day.
Our Parent Involvement Coordinator is Erika Araque and can be reached at (864) 355-2975 or email@example.com
The following DRAFT copies are available to view. ENSA would like your input as to any additions and/or changes that you would like to see made. Please make any additions and/or changes using the contact form on this page or email David Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not wish to make additions or changes, you do not need to do anything.