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Title I

Title I in Penns Valley Area School District

What is Title I?

  • Title I is a 100% federally funded supplemental education program that provides assistance to local school districts to improve educational opportunities for children who are experiencing difficulty in academics
  • Title I programs are designed to help children meet the content and performance standards in language arts and mathematic.
  • The Pennsylvania State System of Assessments is used to evaluate the success of the Title I programs in schools

What will Title I do for my child?

  • The Title I program will provide your child with extra educational support and instruction both in and beyond the regular classroom by a Title I teacher.
  • The Title I teacher provides in-class, small group support with some pull-out instruction, or co-teacher to provide individualized instructions
  • The Title I teacher will deliver instruction that targets the specific needs of your child identified by multiple assessments and teacher input.
  • Title I teachers use pre-teaching strategies, differentiated instruction, and hands-on approaches to help students achieve their goals.

How are students identified for Title I?

  • Students are referred by their classroom teacher
  • Student are identified as a result of basic and below basic scores on state and district assessments.
  • Students are referred for further evaluation by their parents.
  • Students who move into Penns Valley schools and received Title I services in their prior district are eligible for services.