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Title: Welcome to ARMS 2014-2015


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Welcome to ARMS2014-2015
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Title I Annual Meeting for Parents 2014 - 2015
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Why are we here?
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
requires that each Title I School hold an Annual
Meeting of Title I parents for the purpose
of Informing you of your schools participation
in Title I Explaining the requirements of Title
I Explaining your rights as parents to be involved
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What does it mean to be a Title I School?
  • Being a Title I school means receiving federal
    funding (Title I dollars) to supplement the
    schools existing programs.
  • Being a Title I school also means parental
    involvement and parents rights.

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How our school is using this funding?
  • Extra teachers
  • Professional development
  • Curriculum planning
  • Technology resources
  • Two exceptional childrens assistants

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What is the 1 set-aside and how are parents
involved?
  • Any school district with a Title I Allocation
    exceeding 500,000 is required by law to set
    aside 1 of its Title I allocation for parental
    involvement.
  • Of that 1, 5 may be reserved for system-wide
    initiatives related to parental involvement. The
    remaining 95 must be allocated to all Title I
    schools in the district. Therefore each Title I
    school receives its portion of the 95 to
    implement school-level parental involvement.
  • You, as Title I parents, have the right to be
    involved in how this money is spent.

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Parental Involvement Funding
  • Albemarle Road receives 7,927.92 for spending
    towards parent involvement. We purchase
  • Student agendas
  • Sixth grade orientation materials and supplies
  • Snacks for parent activities

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What is the CMS Parental Involvement Policy?
  • The school districts expectations for parents
  • How the school district will involve parents in
    decision-making
  • How the school district will work to build the
    schools and parents capacity for strong
    parental involvement to improve student academic
    achievement
  • You, as Title I parents, have the right to be
    involved in the development of this plan.

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What is a SIP?
  • The SIP is your School Improvement Plan and
    includes
  • A Needs Assessment and Summary of Data
  • Goals and Strategies to Address Academic Needs of
    Students
  • Professional Development Needs
  • Coordination of Resources/Comprehensive Budget
  • The Schools Parental Involvement Plan
  • You, as Title I parents, have the right to be
    involved in the development of this plan.

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Whats included in the Schools Parental
Involvement Plan?
  • How parents can be involved in decision-making
    and activities
  • How parental involvement funds are being used
  • How information and training will be provided to
    parents
  • How the school will build capacity in parents and
    staff for strong parental involvement
  • You, as Title I parents, have the right to be
    involved in the development of your schools
    Parental Involvement Plan.

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What is the School-Parent Compact?
  • The compact is a commitment from the school, the
    parent, and the student to share in the
    responsibility for improved academic achievement
  • You will receive a copy of the compact tonight!
  • You, as Title I Parents, have the right to be
    involved in the development of the School-Parent
    Compact.

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How can I volunteer to assist my student with
school needs?
  • Join the School Leadership Team
  • Join the Parent Teacher Association
  • Volunteer to contact other parents regarding
    important school information.
  • Ex. 100 Compact completion
  • Stuff envelops
  • Talk to your neighbors and let them know what is
    going on at your childs school.
  • Contact our office at 980-343-6420 to volunteer.

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How will I be notified if my child is taught by a
teacher who is not Highly-Qualified?
  • Currently, we are hiring one math and one science
    teacher
  • We have one retired ARMS teacher serving sixth
    grade science (interim)
  • Notification to parents regarding teachers not
    meeting ESEAs requirements for Highly-Qualified

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Common Core and NC
  • North Carolina is in the first group of states to
    embrace clear and consistent goals for learning
    to prepare children for success in college and
    work.
  • The full Common Core standards can be viewed at
    www.corestandards.org.
  • North Carolina's Standard Course of Study has
    been completely overhauled and new standards are
    fully implemented.
  • ARMS is currently fully implementing the CCSS and
    continues to provide professional development for
    our teachers to increase complexity.

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AMOs (Annual Measurable Objectives)
  • The ESEA waiver specified AMO targets will be
    used for reporting. These targets are
  • (1) based on 2010-11 data and
  • (2) identified for each federally reported
    subgroup.
  • Per the flexibility waiver, the AMO targets were
    set with the goal of reducing the percentage of
    non-proficient students by one-half within six
    years.
  • Annual Measureable Objectives (AMO) replace
    Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) targets and
    eliminate school improvement designations for
    Title I schools.
  • The change from AYP targets to Annual Measurement
    Objectives (AMO) acknowledges that subgroups have
    different starting points and thus need different
    targets.  Overall, there are thirteen specific
    areas of flexibility included in the waiver. All
    schools are measured according to AMO.

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AMO measures the progress of student groups
  • Definition of AMOs
  • Annual Measureable Objectives (AMOs) is defined
    as a series of performance targets that states,
    school districts, and specific subgroups within
    their schools must achieve each year to meet the
    requirements of ESEA. In each public school and
    Local Education Agency(LEA) in North Carolina,
    the eleven student subgroups are
  • 1. School as a whole (all students)
  • 2. American Indian
  • 3. Asian
  • 4. Black
  • 5. Hispanic
  • 6. Two or More Races
  • 7. White
  • 8. Economically Disadvantaged Students (Based on
    Child Nutrition data files submitted in
    accordance with a Memorandum of Agreement)
  • 9. Limited English Proficient (LEP) and,
  • 10. Students with Disabilities (SWD)
  • 11. AIG- Academic Intelligence- Gifted

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ESEA Flexibility Waiver New School Designations
  • In addition, as part of the ESEA flexibility
    waiver, Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools,
    based on 2010-11 data, have been identified.
  • The Priority and Focus lists will remain for
    three years (ending in 2014-15).
  • The NCDPI Title I office will follow-up with
    school districts regarding any Priority or Focus
    Schools in their districts with more information
    on assistance and resources.

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Focus School Methodology
  • Title I schools that have the largest
    within-school gaps between the highest-achieving
    subgroup and lowest-achieving subgroup or, at
    high school level, has the largest within-school
    gaps in the graduation rate
  • Title I schools with proficiency score-R/M with
    a subgroup with proficiency score below 50 in
    the previous and one of the two prior years

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What Are Our Goals?
  • To increase overall math proficiency by a
    minimum of 20
  • To increase LEP reading proficiency to meet or
    exceed the federal AMO standard
  • To facilitate create a student-friendly
    environment where our entire school community
    enjoys ARMS as a learning experience

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Whats New at The Road
  • Academic Excellence Principles
  • Standard Discipline Policy
  • Agenda Usage
  • School Culture Plan

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How Can I Get Involved?
  • Talk to your child about what they are learning
    and set high expectations for performance
  • Check the agenda nightly
  • Utilize PowerSchool Parent Portal
  • Become a member of the PTA/SLT
  • Participate in family functions
  • Communicate with your childs teachers
    regularly

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What About Social Media?
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All Aboard Hornet Nation! We are invested We are engaged learners  We are respectful scholarly We are effective communicators We are family
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All Aboard Hornet Nation! Tonights Agenda Parent-School Compact Schedule Rotations ESL in room 102 Opportunities for Involvement T-shirts on sale (10) Boys Scouts of America Hornet PTA (25 gas card)
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