Robert Frost is now a Title 1 Targeted Assistance School
Harvey Powell, Title 1 Resource Teacher
What is Targeted Assistance?
The term “targeted assistance” signifies that the services are provided to a select group of children—those identifies as failing or most at risk of failing, to meet the State’s challenging content and student performance standards.
What is the goal of a Targeted Assistance Program?
The goal of a targeted assistance program is to improve teaching and learning to enable Part A participants to meet the challenging state standards that all children are expected to master.
How is this goal accomplished?
A targeted assistance program must be based on effective means for improving achievement of participating children through the following:
· Use of effective instructional methods and strategies that strengthen the core academic program of the school.
· Giving primary consideration to providing extended learning time for students served.
· Providing an accelerated high quality curriculum.
· Minimize the removal of children from regular classroom during regular school hours.
· Ensure that targeted assistance program planning coordinates with and supports the regular education program in schools.
· Promote the integration of staff supported with targeted assistance funds into the regular school program, including professional development.
· Selection for eligible students.
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