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Title I

What is Title I?  

Utah receives Federal Funds within the Title I Part A of Every Students Succeed Act (ESSA) to assist higher-poverty schools in Utah provide supplemental educational services to meet the needs of economically and educationally disadvantaged students by: 

Goals of Title I Part A 

  • Helping students achieve proficiency and growth on rigorous State academic standard in Reading/Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science

  • Closing achievement gaps
  • Building teacher capacity through high-quality, on-going, job-embedded professional learning opportunities
  • Engaging parents in helping their children succeed through meaningful, high-quality, evidence-based parent, family, and community engagement activities
  • Providing a well-rounded education for all students 

Parents Right to Know

Dear Parents, According to Title I federal regulations, you have the right to access the following information:

• Whether the teacher of your child meets the state qualifications and licensing criteria for the grades and subjects he or she teachers.
• Whether the teacher of your child is teaching under emergency or provisional status because of special circumstances.
• The teacher of your child’s college major, whether the teacher has any advanced degrees, and the field of discipline of the certification or degree.
• Whether paraprofessionals provide services to your child and, if so the qualifications of those paraprofessionals.
You can receive this information by contacting the office or Title I Coordinator.