Title 1

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    What is the Purpose of Title 1 Funding?

    According to the U.S. Department of Education the purpose of Title 1 funding, “is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach, at minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.”

    The basic principles of Title 1 state that schools with large concentrations of low-income students will receive supplemental funds to assist in meeting student’s educational goals. Low-income students are determined by the number of students enrolled in the free and reduced lunch program. For an entire school to qualify for Title 1 funds, at least 40% of students must enroll in the free and reduced lunch program.

    Title I
    Sheridan Park Elementary is a Title I school based on the number of students receiving free and reduced lunch. Title I is designed to support the efforts of Sheridan Park to provide a fair and equal education for all students.

    Additional Resources

    LEA Parent Involvement Plan
    Title I, Migrant, & Special Programs Department
    Broward County Public Schools Parent Involvement
    Florida School Grades

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