Title I requires that parents be annually notified that Basehor-Linwood Middle School is a Title I School. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the purpose of Title I funding, “is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach, at minimum, proficiency on challenging state assessments.” The U.S. Department of Education provides supplemental funding to local school districts to meet the needs of students at risk of failure and living at or near poverty. The aim of Title I funding is to bridge the gap between low-income students and other students. With the implementation of “No Child Left Behind, “ schools must make adequate yearly progress on state testing
State Report Card Site ~ http://online.ksde.org/rcard/
Basehor-Linwood Middle School is categorized as a Title I school and must post the following information for parents each year.
According to the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law, parents are to receive notiﬁcation that they may request information regarding the professional qualiﬁcations of the student's classroom teachers, including, at a minimum, the following:
• Whether the teacher has met state qualiﬁcation and licensing criteria for the grade level and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction.
• Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which state qualiﬁcation or licensing criteria have been waived.
• The baccalaureate degree major of the teacher and any other graduate certiﬁcation or degree held by the teacher, and the ﬁeld of discipline of the certiﬁcation or degree.
• Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualiﬁcations. Currently, all of our teachers are classiﬁed as highly qualiﬁed.