WHAT IS PARENT INVOLVEMENT?

Parental Involvement means the participation of parents in regular, two-way, and meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities. The involvement includes ensuring that parents play an integral role in assisting their child's learning; that parents are encouraged to be actively involved in their child's education; that parents are full partners in their child's education and are included, as appropriate, in decision making and on advisory committees to assist in the education of their child.

 

BENEFITS OF PARENT INVOLVEMENT

The benefits of parental involvement for students include:

 

◙  Higher academic achievement.

 

◙ Better attendance.

 

◙ Higher grades and test scores, and enrollment in higher-level programs.

 

The benefits of parental involvement for parents include:

 

◙ A deeper understanding of educational programs and how schools operate.

 

◙ Increased confidence in their ability to help their children learn at home.

 

◙ Increased support for their children.

 

 The benefits of parental involvement for teachers, administrators, and schools include:

 

◙ Higher student achievement.

 

◙ Increased student attendance.

 

◙ A network of supportive parents and communities.

 

Title I & Parental Involvement

In accordance with Title I, Part A, Scott County Schools offers parents:

 

◙ District and school level parental involvement policies and plans.

 

◙ Parent, Teacher, and Student Compacts.

 

◙ Materials and/or resources to help parents work with their children.

 

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