• Title I, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as reauthorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), requires that local educational agencies (LEAs), conduct outreach to all parents and family members and implement programs, activities, and procedures for the involvement of parents and family members. Such programs, activities, and procedures shall be planned and implemented with meaningful consultation with parents of participating children (ESSA Section 1116[a][1]).

    LEAs and schools receiving Title I, Part A funds are required to do the following:

    1. The LEA must develop a Parent and Family Engagement Policy as outlined in ESSA Section 1116(a).

    2. The LEA must reserve funds to assist schools with Parent and Family Engagement requirements as outlined in ESSA Section 1116(a).

    3. The School(s) must develop a Parent and Family Engagement Policy as outlined in ESSA Section 1116(b).

    4. The School(s) must adhere to the Parent Involvement Requirements as outlined in ESSA Section 1116(c).

    5. The School(s) must develop a shared responsibility for a School-Parent Compact as outlined in ESSA Section 1116(d).

    6. The LEA and School(s) must build capacity for involvement as outlined in ESSA Section 1116(e).

    7. The LEA and School(s) must provide accessibility to parents and family member opportunities to participate as outlined in ESSA Section 1116(f).
  • Waco ISD Parent and Family Engagement Activities

    Family Fest 2023

       

    Camp Readalot Parent Literacy Nights