Title and Federal Programs

 

TITLE I

The purpose of Title I funding and programming is to provide early intervention and academic support for students who might otherwise be at risk of performing below grade level during the school year.

For more information about the Title I program please contact the
Office of Academic Services:
rsanders@center.k12.mo.us
816-349-3303.


TITLE II

The purpose of Title II, Part A is to increase the academic achievement of all students by helping schools and districts improve teacher and principal quality.  Title IIA allows districts the flexibility to address challenges in areas like teacher preparation and qualifications of new teachers, recruitment and hiring, induction, professional development, and retention.  In addition, Title IIA funds may be used to improve the skills and knowledge of principals for effective school leadership.

Requested activities should be:

  • Directly linked to improved student learning
  • Directly linked to the building school improvement plan
  • Supported by building leadership and a school-wide initiative

Requested activities must provide high-quality, evidence based, personalized professional development for teachers, instructional leadership teams, principals, or other school leaders focused on improving teaching, student learning and achievement and include one or more of the following criteria:

  • Content knowledge related to standards and classroom instruction
  • Instructional strategies and/or classroom management skills
  • Effectively integrate technology into curricula and instruction
  • Use data to improve student achievement and understand how to ensure individual student privacy is protected
  • Effectively engage, parents, families, and community partners, and coordinate services between school and community
  • Help all students develop the skills essential for learning readiness and academic success
  • Increase the ability of teachers to effectively teach children with disabilities, including children with significant cognitive disabilities, and ELs

TITLE III

The purpose of the Title III English Learners and Immigrant Students program is to help English learning students, including immigrant children and youth, attain English language proficiency and meet the same challenging academic content and achievement standards that all children are expected to meet.


TITLE IV

The purpose of Title IV A is to provide funding to improve student academic achievement by increasing school district capacity to:

  • Provide all students with access to a well-rounded education; 
  • Improve school conditions for student learning; and
  • Increase the use of technology to enhance the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.

For more information, please contact the Office of Academic Services:
rsanders@center.k12.mo.us
816-349-3303

Parents Right to Know

Dear Parent or Guardian:

Our district is required to inform you of information that you, according to The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-95), have the right to know.

Upon your request, our district is required to prove to you in a timely manner, the following information:

  • Whether your student's teacher has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction.
  • Whether your student's teacher is teaching under emergency or provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived.
  • Whether your student's teacher is teaching in a field of discipline of the certification of the teacher.
  • Whether your child is provided services by paraprofessionals and ,if so, their qualifications.

In addition to the information that parents may request, a building receiving Title I.A funds must provide to each individual parent:

  • Information on the level of achievement and academic growth of your student, if applicable and available, on each of the State academic assessments required under Title I.A.
  • Timely notice that your student has been assigned, or has been taught for 4 or more consecutive weeks by, a teacher who has not met applicable State certifications or licensure requirements at the grade level and subject area in which the teacher has been assigned.

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