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PARENT & FAMILY ENGAGEMENT POLICY

Douglas Byrd Middle School

 

In accordance with Sec. 1116(a)(3)(D) of the Title I Every Student Succeeds Act requirements, our Title I school will implement the following parent and family engagement policy.  

 

  • Parents reflecting the socioeconomic and racial diversity of our school will serve on the School Improvement Team (SIT).  Our SIT will meet on the fourth Monday of each month to develop and implement school improvement strategies, the school improvement plan, and other school wide programs.  

 

  • Provisions will be made for parents to receive information in a timely manner.  Information includes, but is not limited to the following:  
  • school and district report cards,
  • student assessment results and interpretation of such results,
  • description of curriculum, state content standards, and how student progress is measured,
  • proficiency levels students are expected to meet,
  • opportunities for parent and family meetings to share in educational decision making, 
  • qualifications of teachers,
  • timely responses to parents and family suggestions, and
  • inclusion of parents and families input on school wide school and district project plans.

 

  • Our school will convene regular meetings at flexible times for parents and families throughout the school year for the purpose of planning, reviewing, sharing information, and organizing school improvement efforts.

   

  • An Annual Title I public meetings will be held at DBMS on 8/13/2020 and 9/30/2020 to discuss our schoolwide Title I program, new federal regulations, and requirements as it relates to our Title I program. 

 

  • A School & Family Learning Compact that outlines how parents and families, entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student achievement will be sent home for parent review. 

 

  • Parents and families are provided opportunities to meet regularly with school personnel to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of their children. 

 

Parent and family engagement activities at our school include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum Night (9/30/2020)
  • High School Choice Assembly (10/22/2020)
  • Parent Teacher Conferences (10/27/2020 & 2/1-5/2021 during teacher planning times)
  • Spelling Bee (12/16/2020)
  • Family Fun Night (1/13/2021)
  • Civic Oration Competition (1/28/2021)
  • STEM Night (2/24/2021)
  • Parent Test Prep Sessions (3/24/2021)

 

*Dates subject to change due to COVID-19.

 

Please keep this form for your reference.

Policy Code: 1710/4021/7230 Prohibition Against Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying

Policy Code: 1720/4015/7225 Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying Complaint Procedure

Policy Code: 3225/4312/7320 Technology Responsible Use

Policy Code: 3227/7322 Web Page Development

Regulation Code: 4400-R1 Unexcused Tardiness/Early Check-outs

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Published by Kristy Sartain on April 29, 2019