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Title I

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  • Title I
    • Parenting
    • Plans
      • 2015-2016 Title I Plan
      • Budget Set Asides
    • Title I Schools

Title I is the largest federal aid program for elementary and secondary schools. Title I provides money to school districts around the country based on the number of low-income families in the district. Each school district uses Title I funds to pay for extra educational services for children. The purpose of Title I is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.

Part A embraces fundamental strategies to address the needs of the children served: A school wide focus on improving teaching and learning, flexibility at the local level in tandem with clear accountability for results, more focused targeting of resources on schools with the greatest needs, and stronger partnerships between schools and communities to support the achievement of children served

  • Parent Involvement
    • Each Title I school strives to build and maintain positive, collaborative partnerships with parents. Shelby County has a District Parent Involvement Committee, which is comprised of parents from each Title I school. This committee annually revises the District Parent Involvement Policy. To review this document, click on the link below.
  • Request your child's teacher certification
  • Title I Schools
    • Coosa Valley Elementary
    • Eden Elementary
    • Iola Roberts Elementary
    • Walter M. Kennedy Elementary
  • Teacher forms
            Title 1 PO Rationale

Title II

The reauthorized Title II Program under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 combines the former Eisenhower Professional Development Program with the Class Size Reduction Program to provide the largest federal program that supports professional development activities to improve teaching and learning. The purpose of the program is to increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools.


Title III

English Language Learners - Mission - To facilitate the language acquistiion and academic success of English Language Learner.




Title X Homeless Education
The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act defines a homeless individual as one who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. Shelby County Schools’ McKinney Grant funds are used to provide services to homeless children and youth to facilitate enrollment, retention, and educational success

If you would like more information concerning the homeless program in Pell City School System, please contact Federal Programs at 205-884-4440.
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Christa Bryant,
Dec 10, 2015, 8:01 AM