No Child Left Behind - Parent Information
Under the No Child Left Behind Act, what does a parent have the right to know?
Under this act, parents of children in schools that receive Title I dollars have the right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of the student’s classroom teachers including, at a minimum, the following:
How do I know my child is being served by a paraprofessional?
A paraprofessional, sometimes referred to as an instructional assistant, is a person that is employed by the district and assigned to a classroom or classrooms to provide instructional support consistent with the instruction provided by the classroom teacher or teachers.
Paraprofessionals hired after January 8, 2002, must have:
Paraprofessionals hired before January 8, 2002, must have met these requirements no later than January 8, 2006.
Certain exceptions may apply. Contact Steve Warren, Assistant Superintendent at 330-7600 for more information.
What do I have the right to know in regards to school improvement?
At any stage of school improvement - initial identification, corrective action, and restructuring - the school district must furnish parents with a detailed explanation of the causes and consequences of the school’s performance, and how they can be involved. The notice must contain the following: