NCLB & Title I Information
Robert Treat Academy
No Child Left Behind & Title I
Information for Parents
What is NCLB?
What is Title I?
Title I is a federally funded program designed to provide supplemental services to children who are in need of additional support. At Robert Treat this support is provided in the core subjects of reading and mathematics. A primary focus of the program is to enable participating students to achieve proficiency New Jersey's learning standards as defined in the Core Curriculum Content Standards.
In addition, the Title I Program supports the federal No Child Left Behind legislation as outlined below:
Robert Treat Academy's Annual Notice to Parents
Title I of NCLB requires notification of parents with children in schools with Title I programs at the beginning of each school year of their right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of their child's classroom teachers and of any paraprofessional providing support to their children. "This notice must be provided in a language that the parents can understand." The school must respond to their request for information in a timely manner.
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 requires the schools to provide to the parents, at a minimum, the following information:
Individual letters to parents whose children are eligible for Title I services are sent home during the month of September. All Robert Treat Academy faculty members are certified by the State of New Jersey and meet federal highly qualified standards. Robert Treat holds an annual meeting with parents of students who are receiving Title I services. Parents are notified of their children's progress through monthly interim narratives and bi-monthly progress reports. Methods of parent communication include monthly newsletters which include both schoolwide and individual classroom news. For more details of our program and for other resources click on the topics below.