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Title 1 and School Improvement

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (formerly known as No Child Left Behind) mandates that schools not making adequate yearly progress for two consecutive years must implement certain actions. Union County Public Schools currently has four schools considered to be in improvement: Benton Heights Elementary, East Elementary, Marshville Elementary and Walter Bickett Elementary. Sanctions vary from school to school. Benton Heights, East and Walter Bickett offer the option to transfer to another school in the county along with free after school tutoring to eligible students, and Marshville Elementary offers free after school tutoring to eligible students. 

The information below shows the schools of choice and the numbers of students that have transferred over a two year period. If you have questions concerning any of these options please contact Jane McNeely-Sowell, Director of Federal Programs at 704-296-0823.

 

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La Ley para la Educación Primaria y Secundaria (anteriormente conocida como Ningún Niño Debe Ser Dejado Atrás) ordena que las escuelas que no logren alcanzar un progreso anual aceptable por dos años consecutivos deban implementar ciertas acciones. Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado Unión actualmente tienen cuatro escuelas consideradas como escuelas en mejoramiento: La Primaria Benton Heights, Primaria East, Primaria Marshville y la Primaria Walter Bickett. Las sanciones varian de escuela a escuela. Benton Heights, East y Walter Bickett ofrecen la opción de transferirse a otra escuela en el condado conjuntamente con tutoría gratuita después de clases para los estudiantes elegibles y la Primaria Marshville ofrece la tutoría gratuita para los estudiantes elegibles. 

La información abajo muestra las escuelas de opción y el número de estudiantes que se han transferido en un período de dos años. Si usted tiene preguntas relacionadas con cualquiera de estas opciones, por favor comuníquese con Jane McNeely-Sowell, Directora de los Programas Federales al 704-296-0823.
 

 

Title I Schools of Choice for 2009-2010

Title I School                                                                Transfer Options
Benton Heights Elementary                                          Waxhaw Elementary
                                                                                      Western Union Elementary

East Elementary                                                            Fairview Elementary
                                                                                      Unionville Elementary

Walter Bickett Elementary                                            Waxhaw Elementary
                                                                                       Western Union Elementary

Union County Public Schools of Choice

Year                 Eligible                  Participated                Percentage of Participation
2007-2008        1145                          17                                   1.5%
2008-2009        1186                          12                                   1.0%


Supplemental Educational Services

Year                Eligible                   Participated                 Percentage of Participation
2007-2008        413                            42                                    10.20%
2008-2009       1931                          322                                    16.7%

Written by: Jane McNeely-Sowell
Posted: Dec 29, 2009 by Karen Fowler

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