Parent and Family Engagement Policy ESSA Section 1116
Parents are invited to participate in a variety of meetings and activities over the course of the school year. An Open House in August to provide parents the opportunity to formally visit their child’s classroom to become better informed about grade level expectation and their student’s academic progress. Training on the use Parent Portal is provided by the campus secretary so parents can track student progress.
Due to the hectic and varying schedules of our school family, effort is made to provide training opportunities to parents via links on the Region 16 Education Service Center and Statewide Parent and Family Engagement Initiative websites making information accessible twenty-four hours a day. Parents will be invited to participate in a parent-teacher conference at least twice a year to discuss their child’s progress. Teachers may receive parents in the morning, during the school day and/or afterschool to accommodate as many reciprocating parents as possible.
Happy ISD annually invites parents to participate in review and revision meetings to examine and discuss our Distract Improvement Plan and Parent and Family Engagement Policy. The district’s parent council consistently reviews school policy in an organized, ongoing, and timely way. The district holds Title I meetings by the end of September each school year to review with parents Title I school requirements and the Parent and Family Engagement Policies. In addition, the principal gives parents updates on school test data, adequate yearly progress status, and also facilitate a review of the school’s improvement plan.
Such evaluation will take place through online survey at the end of the year and will be accessible through the district website.
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