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TITLE I SCHOOL-LEVEL PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT POLICY

ROBLA SCHOOL

With approval from the local Governing Board, Robla School has jointly developed with, and distributed to, parents of Title I students a written Parental Involvement Policy, agreed upon by such parents and updated periodically to meet the changing needs of parents and the school. It has distributed the policy to parents of Title I students through the Back to School Parent Packet and at the Annual Title I Parent Meeting. The policy describes the means for carrying out the following Title I parental involvement requirements [20 USC 6318 section 1118 (a)-(f) inclusive].

Involvement of Parents in the Title I Program

To involve parents in the Title I program at __________ School the following practices have been established:

* The school will notify parents about the School Parental Involvement Policy in an understandable and uniform format and, to the extent practicable, will distribute this policy to parents in a language the parents can understand.

* The school convenes an annual meeting at Back To School Night to inform parents of Title I students about Title I requirements and about the right of parents to be involved in the Title I program.

* The school offers a flexible number of meetings for Title I parents, such as meetings in the morning, after school or evening.

* The school involves parents of Title I students in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review*, and improvement of the school's Title I programs and the Title I parental involvement policy at the Annual Title I meeting and at regularly scheduled School Site Council and English Learner Advisory Committee meetings.

* The school will provide parents of Title I students with timely information about Title I programs through: notices from the school in English, Spanish, Hmong and Russian (as appropriate), scheduled evening meetings such as Back to School Night in August, Open House in the spring, and a minimum of one community forum.

* The school provides parents of Title I students with an explanation of the curriculum used at the school, the assessments used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet. Information is disseminated through the annual title I meeting, report cards, parent conferences and district community meetings.

* If requested by parents of Title I students, the school provides opportunities for regular meetings that allow the parents to participate in decisions relating to the education of their children. This occurs at the Annual Title I meeting, School Site Council and English Learner Advisory Committee meetings held throughout the school year

School-Parent Compact

____________ School distributes to parents of Title I students a school-parent compact. The compact, which has been jointly developed with parents, outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement. It describes specific ways the school and families will partner to help children achieve the State's high academic standards. It addresses the following legally required items, as well as other items suggested by parents of Title I students.

* The school's responsibility to provide high-quality curriculum and instruction

* The ways parents will be responsible for supporting their children's learning

* The importance of ongoing communication between parents and teachers through, at a minimum, annual parent-teacher conferences; frequent reports on student progress; access to staff; opportunities for parents to volunteer and participate in their child's class; and opportunities to observe classroom activities

The School Compact is developed and annually reviewed by the School Site Council with input from Title I parents and members of the English Language Advisory Committee. The compact is distributed annually to parents in the school site Back to School Packet and/or parent conferences.

Building Capacity for Involvement

____________ School engages Title I parents in meaningful interactions with the school. It supports a partnership among staff, parents, and the community to improve student academic achievement. To help reach these goals, the school has established the following practices.

* ___________ School provides Title I parents with assistance in understanding the State's academic content standards, assessments, and how to monitor and improve the achievement of their children at the Annual Title I Meeting and Back to School Night.

* ___________ School provides Title I parents with materials and training to help them work with their children to improve their children's achievement through parent involvement evening events.

* With the assistance of Title I parents, __________ School educates staff members about the value of parent contributions, and in how to work with parents as equal partners through districtwide Resilience training.

* ____________ School coordinates and integrates the Title I parental involvement program with other programs, and conducts other activities, such as parent resource centers, to encourage and support parents in more fully participating in the education of their children through Parent Empowerment evening and weekend events.

* ___________ School distributes Information related to school and parent programs, meetings, and other activities to Title I parents in a format and language that the parents understand. Notices are translated and sent home in Hmong, Spanish and Russian (as appropriate).

* __________ School provides support for parental involvement activities requested by Title I parents by providing Community Outreach Assistants (Bilingual and African American).

Accessibility

__________ School provides opportunities for the participation of all Title I parents, including parents with limited English proficiency, parents with disabilities, and parents of migratory students. Information and school reports are provided in a format and language that parents understand. Community Outreach Assistants, Special Education personnel and other staff are available to assist parents in understanding school related communications.

Exhibit ROBLA SCHOOL DISTRICT

version: September 8, 2016 Sacramento, California