Posted on 08 August 2013.
Creative Technologies Academy
Annual Public Notices
PARENTS RIGHT TO KNOW
The Creative Technologies Academy’s Board Policy Manual contains the following policy which is applicable to all Title I schools. CTA does NOT receive Title I funds, nevertheless it adheres to the following policy:
In accordance with the requirement of Section 1111 of Title I, for each school receiving Title I funds, the School Leader shall make sure that all parents of students in that school are notified that they may request, and the Academy will provide the following information on the student’s classroom teachers:
A. whether the teacher(s) have met the State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade level and subject areas they are teaching;
B. whether the teacher(s) is teaching under any emergency or provisional status in which the State requirements have been waived;
C. the undergraduate major of the teacher(s) and the area of study and any certificates for any graduate degrees earned;
D. the qualifications of any paraprofessionals providing services to their child(ren);
In addition, the parents shall be provided:
E. information on the level of achievement of their child(ren) on the required State academic assessments;
F. timely notice if the student is assigned to a teacher who is not “highly qualified” as required, or if the student is taught for more than four (4) weeks by a teacher who is not highly qualified.
The notices and information shall be provided in an understandable format, and to the extent possible, in a language the parent(s) understand.
INSTRUCTIONS MATERIALS — RIGHT TO INSPECT
Parents have the right to inspect any instructional materials used as part of the educational curriculum for their student. Instructional material means instructional content, regardless of format, that is provided to the student, including printed or representational materials, audiovisual materials, and materials available in electronic or digital formats (such as materials accessible through the Internet.) Instructional material does not include academic tests or academic assessments.
August 1, 2013