2013 - 2014 AACPS
I Elementary Schools
is Title I?
Title I Office Mission Statement:
The mission of the Title I
Office is to provide additional support-above and beyond what other elementary schools receive from county funding- to help meet the educational needs of low-achieving students in Anne Arundel County’s highest-poverty elementary schools.
Title I Vision:
The Title I Office will collaborate with county offices and community members to provide resources to enhance teaching and learning in order to close achievement gaps and help meet the challenging academic performance standards for all students, teachers, and parents in Title I schools.
I Law -
How Will Title I Help My Child?
The Title program will provide your child with
extra educational assistance beyond the regular classroom. In most cases
these additional services will include all or some of the following
Smaller classes or special instructional spaces.
Additional teachers and aides.
Opportunities for professional development for school staff.
Extra time for teaching Title I students the skills they need.
A variety of supplementary teaching methods.
An individualized program for students.
Additional teaching materials which supplement their regular
Do Schools Receive Title I Funds?
The federal government provides funding to each
state. State educational agencies send this money to school districts.
The number of low-income students attending each school is the
determining factor for how much money each school will receive, if any.