Parent Right to Know

Jewett Street School

Right to Know


Parents’ Right to Know

Title I, Part A of ESEA (The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001)

Parent’s Right To Know – (Section 1111(h) (6) (A-C)

Requirements: A school that Receives Title I funds must provide to each individual


  • Information on the level of achievement and academic growth the child, if applicable and available, has made on each of the State academic assessments required under this part; and

  • Timely notice that the parent’s child has been assigned or taught for 4 or more weeks

  • Qualifications: At the beginning of each school year, a LEA that receives Title I funds must notify parents of each student attending any Title I school that the parents may request, and that agency will provide the parents on request (and in a timely manner) information regarding the professional qualification of the student’s classroom teachers, including at minimum the following:

    • Whether the teacher has met State qualifications for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction

    • Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other professional status that the State has waived

    • The degree major of the teacher and any other graduate certification or degree held by the teacher and the field of discipline of the certification or degree

    • Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and if so their qualifications.

Format: The notice and information provided to parents under this paragraph shall be in

an understandable and uniform format and, to the extent practicable, provided in a

language that the parents can understand.

Title I Program