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School Parent Involvement Policy

Sheridan Way School will follow the guidelines developed with parent input as listed below in accordance with the no Child Left Behind Act of 2001. This policy will be distributed to parents of students participating in the Title I program and will be updated periodically.

Policy Guidelines

  •    Convene an annual meeting to explain Title I Program Description, school parent involvement policy, and the rights of parents of program participants
  •    Involve parents in an organized, ongoing, and timely way to plan, review and improve planning and policy documents such as:
  •    Single plan for student achievement
  •    School-Parent Compact, a written agreement of what schools and parents are each supposed to do to help students achieve
  •    Plans for training school staff on how to strengthen ties between home and school
  •    Provide parents of participating students with:
  •   Opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions, share experiences with other parents, and participate as appropriate in decisions relating to the education of their children if parents express an interest in doing so
  •   Timely responses to suggestions
  •   Description and explanation of curriculum to be used
  •   The forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress
  •   Proficiency levels that students are expected to meet
  •   Materials and training on how to improve their child's achievement
  •   Family Center information on classes, programs, and resources
  •   Monthly calendars
  •   Information sent home in English and Spanish
  •   Coordinate and integrate, as appropriate, parent involvement with JumpStart and other public preschool programs
  •   Develop appropriate roles for community-based organizations and businesses and encourage partnerships with Sheridan Way
  •   Offer a flexible schedule of meetings that is convenient to parents and provide child care
  •   Provide other reasonable support for parental involvement at parents' request