TItle I Information
Title I is a federal education program that supports low-income students throughout the nation. Funds are distributed to high poverty schools as determined by the number of students who qualify for free or reduced lunch.
District 2’s Title I program focuses on early intervention at the preschool, and elementary supplemental programs in the areas of reading, math, student engagement, 21st Century skills and social-emotional learning.
How are the funds used?
Schoolwide I Programs support all students in the school. Title I is not a standalone program, but is coordinated with other district, state and federal programs to drive improved achievement in the schools. Title I funds provide additional student programs, extensive professional development for teachers, and a variety of parent and family programs.
Targeted Assistance Programs may only support students who are at risk of not meeting their educational goals as measured by district and state assessments. Title I is not a standalone program, but is coordinated with other district, state and federal programs to drive improved achievement in the schools. Title I funds provide additional student, teacher and parent resources in our schools and extensive professional development for teachers.
For more detailed information about how Title I funds support our schools, contact a Title I school principal and visit this site often for updates.
Disclosure of Participation (Stevens Amendment)
Projects or programs funded in whole or in part with Federal grant money must credit the Federal government for the Federal government’s portion of the financial support. In compliance with the Steven's Amendment, the federal government has given Title I, and II monies to Bensenville District 2 to support its local programs. Staff development opportunities, resource purchases and personnel have been funded in whole or in part with Federal entitlement dollars.
Parents' Right to Know
In accordance with ESEA Section 1111(h)(6) PARENTS RIGHT-TO-KNOW, Bensenville School District 2 is notifying every parent of a student in a Title I school that they have the right and may request information regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher. (Click here to read the Title I Parent Notification Letter.)
Title I Parent Involvement Policy and Practices
District 2’s Title I program promotes the belief that all children can learn and acknowledges that parents share the school’s commitment to educational success for all students. We recognize that a student’s education is a responsibility shared by school, family, and community. As a result, the program is designed to assist students to acquire the capacities for achieving the Illinois Learning Standards. District staff and Title I schools work jointly to ensure effective involvement of parents.