What is a Title I Schoolwide Program?
- A schoolwide program is a comprehensive school reform model.
- The model is designed to generate high levels of academic achievement in core academic areas for all students, especially those who are not demonstrating proficiency in meeting the state’s academic content and achievement standards.
Benefits of Schoolwide Programs
- Flexibility – combining resources, serving all students, redesigning the school and its services.
- Coordination and Integration – reduction in curricular and instructional fragmentation.
- Accountability – clear and coordinated; all students are responsible for achieving the same high standards.
- Unified Goals – schoolwide programs bring parents, the community and the school together to redesign and improve the school.
Below are a set of documents that are helpful to those schools that currently operate a Title I schoolwide program and those seeking to better understand this program:
- NCLB section 1114 – Schoolwide Programs - pdf
- Comparison of Targeted Assistance and Schoolwide Programs- pdf
- USDE Schoolwide Guidance (May, 2006) - pdf
- Consolidated Title I Schoolwide Programs - pdf
- Checklist of Title I Schoolwide Programs - pdf
- US Department of Education Title I Schoolwide PowerPoint - pdf
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