Urban Pathways 6-12 School Level Parent Involvement Policy
Parents will be involved in the planning, review, and improvement of the Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School’s Parent Involvement Program via the Parent Advisory Meetings
An annual meeting will be held to inform parents of Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School’s participation in the Title I program and to explain the requirements of the program and parents’ right to be involved.
Parent meetings, including parent conferences, will be held at different times during the day.
Title I funds may be used to pay reasonable and necessary expenses associated with parent involvement activities, including transportation, childcare, or home visit expenses to enable parents to participate in school-related meetings and training sessions.
Parents will be involved in the planning, review, and improvement of the Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School’s Title I program via the Parent Advisory Meetings
Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School involves parents in the joint development of the Schoolwide Program Plan under Section 1114 via the Comprehensive Planning Team.
Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School will provide parents of participating children with timely information about the Title I program at the annual meeting.
Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School will provide parents of participating children with a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet at quarterly Learning Partnership meetings.
Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School will provide assistance to parents in understanding the State’s academic content standards and student achievement standards, local academic assessments, and how to monitor a child’s progress and work with teachers to improve the achievement of their children at quarterly Learning Partnership meetings.
Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School will provide, if requested by parents, opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to the education of their children, and respond to any such suggestions as soon as practicably possible.
A school-parent compact was jointly developed with parents. The compact outlines how parents, the entire Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School staff, and students will share in the responsibility for improved student achievement.
Urban Pathways 6-12 Charter School will provide materials and training at Learning Partnership meetings to help parents to work with their children to improve their children’s learning achievement, such as literacy training and using technology, as appropriate, to foster parent involvement.