• conducting parent-teacher conferences each semester during
which the individual child's achievement will be discussed as well as how this
Compact is related;
• convening an Annual Title I Parent Meeting each school
year for parents and family members of students participating in the Title I
program to inform them of the school's Title I status and funded programs and
their right to be involved;
• arranging additional meetings at other flexible times
(i.e., morning, evening) and providing (if necessary and funds are available) a
two-way MetroCard for those parents who cannot attend Title I meetings otherwise.
• respecting the rights of limited English proficient
families to receive translated documents and interpretation services in order
to ensure participation in the child's education;
• providing information related to school and parent
programs, meetings and other activities is sent to parents of participating
children in a format and to the extent practicable in a language that parents
• involving parents in the planning process to review,
evaluate and improve the existing Title I programs, Parent and Family
Engagement Policy and this Compact;
• providing parents with timely information regarding
performance profiles and individual student assessment results for each child
and other pertinent individual school information;
• ensuring that the Parent and Family Engagement Policy and
School-Parent Compact are distributed and discussed with parents each year.
I.S. 93 will provide parents reasonable access to staff by:
• ensuring that staff will have access to interpretation
services in order to effectively communicate with limited English speaking
• notifying parents of the procedures to arrange an
appointment with their child's teacher or other school staff member;
• arranging opportunities for parents to receive training to
volunteer and participate in their child's class, and to observe classroom
• planning activities for parents during the school year, e.g.,
I.S. 93 will provide general support to parents by:
• creating a safe, supportive and effective learning
community for students and a welcoming respectful environment for parents, and
• assisting parents in understanding academic achievement
standards and assessments and how to monitor their child's progress by
providing professional learning opportunities (times will be scheduled so that
the majority of parents can attend);
• sharing and communicating best practices for effective
communication, collaboration and partnering with all members of the school
• supporting parental involvement activities as requested by
parents and family members;
• ensuring that the Title I funds allocated for parent
involvement are utilized to implement activities as described in this Compact
and the Parent and Family Engagement Policy;
• advising parents of their right to file a complaint under
the Department's General Complaint Procedures and consistent with the Title I
requirement for Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Title I programs
- to monitor their child's attendance and ensure that they arrive to school
on time as well as follow the appropriate procedures to inform the school when absent.
- Parents/guardians will ensure that their child
comes to school rested by setting a schedule for bedtime based on the needs of
their child and his/her age.
will also check and assist their child in completing homework tasks as needed;
to their child and/or discuss what their child is reading each day; and
limits to the amount of time their child watches television or plays video
- Parents will promote positive use
of extracurricular time such as, extended day learning opportunities, clubs,
team sports and/or quality family time; and encourage their child to follow
school rules and regulations.
- Parents will discuss this Compact with their
- volunteer in their child's school or assist from home as time permits.
- Parents will participate, as appropriate, in the decisions relating to their
child's education; communicate with their child's teachers about educational
needs and stay informed about their education by prompting reading and
responding to all notices received from the school or district.
- Parents should respond to surveys, feedback forms
and notices upon request, and become involved in the development,
implementation, evaluation and revision to the Parent and Family Engagement
Policy and this Compact.
- Parents should participate
in or request training offered by the school, district, central and/or State
Education Department to learn more about teaching and learning strategies
- Parents will take
part in the school's Parent Association or Parent-Teacher Association or serve
to the extent possible on advisory groups such as the Title I Parent Advisory
Council, School or District Leadership Teams.
- Overall, parents should share responsibility for the improved academic
achievement of their child.