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Title I: Parent Information

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District operates Schoolwide Title I Mathematics and Reading Programs in all Title I schools. The goal of these programs is to best service our most at-risk student population. Title I programs are designed to help children meet the state content and performance standards in reading, language arts, and mathematics.

Identification for Services
Students receive supplemental mathematics & reading services in large groups and are also identified for small group remediation based on data which includes:
  • Quarterly Progress Reports
  • Final Grades
  • PSSA scores
School Responsibilities
  • Provide high quality curriculum and learning materials.
  • Provide you with assistance in understanding academic achievement standards and assessments and how to monitor your child’s progress.
  • Provide opportunities for ongoing communication between you and teachers through, at a minimum:
    1. Annual parent-teacher conferences or as requested
    2. The ability to access the district’s parent portal Skyward).
    3. Model and support reasonable and respectful behavior in school.
Parent Responsibilities 
  • Encourage your child to attend school regularly.
  • Provide a quiet study area in the home to ensure the completion of homework assignments.
  • Encourage your child to show positive school behavior.
  • Review your child’s homework.
  • Attend parent-teacher conferences, Title 1 events, other school related activities, and participate, when appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of your child.
  • Review school communications and respond when needed.
Student Responsibilities 
  • Come to school on time.
  • Become a better reader by practicing at home.
  • Follow school and classroom rules.
  • Complete my class work and homework.
  • Come to class prepared: books, pencil.
  • Seek extra help when needed.