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Randolph Clay High School Schoolwide Parent Involvement Policy

Revised:  July 27, 2016



Schoolwide Parent Involvement Policy

The Randolph-Clay High School acknowledges the importance of implementing academic programs, activities, and procedures for the involvement of all students enrolled as well as their parents. This involvement shall include, but not limited to, input into the planning, design, and implementation of various school programs. Procedures shall be established to ensure that the consultation is organized, systematic, ongoing, informed, and timely in relation to decisions about the program.

It shall be the intent of all parent involvement activities to encourage and support the efforts of the home, school and community in improving the educational opportunities of children by helping them succeed in the regular program of the school system, attain grade level proficiency, and improve achievement in basic and more advanced skills.

We therefore, affirm and assure the right of parents of children participating in activities funded by Title I, IASA shall be involved in the joint development of the schoolwide plan. All parents will have equal opportunities to participate in the process of school review and improvement. This procedure will include the use of parent surveys, membership  on committees, school advisory councils, membership on school improvement teams, community meetings, allowing for adequate decision making by parents:

  • The design and implementation and evaluation of the Randolph-Clay High Schoolwide Plan including parental involvement activities as stipulated under section 1112 of the Act;
  • The parental involvement policy is intended to insure the implementation of activities that are beneficial to all parents as stipulated under section 1112 of the Act;
  • One percent of funding reservation is allotted for parental involvement activities as mandated in section 114 and 115 of the Act.
  • To assure that expectations of parents set at the high school level are clearly recognized and disseminated to parents of students when they are enrolled in Title I funded activities. The school will assist in coordination and provide assistance to guarantee the effective development and execution of parent involvement activities. Other assistance will be provided by Title I staff members (i.e. paraprofessionals)  and other appropriate support personnel within and outside (RESA) who may be called upon to provide assistance.

The Title I RCHS School-wide parent involvement office will aid and provide to parents in perceptive assistance the extent appropriate or practical in terms of the following:

  • Content standards and student performance standards;
  • School improvement and corrective action process;
  • State and local assessment
  • Components of a school-wide program
  • Requirements for Title I, Part A;
  • Ways parents can monitor their children's progress and work with educators to improve the performance of their children, and
  • Ways parents can participate in decisions relating to the education of their children
  • Technology

Revised: July 27,2016