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    SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT

     

    Native American Magnet and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (participating children), agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the State’s high standards.

    This school-parent compact is in effect during the 2018 – 2019 school year.

     

    School Responsibilities

     

    Native American Magnet will:

     

    1. Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards as follows:

     

    • Respect the cultural, racial, and ethnic differences of each child.
    • Provide an environment that supports the unique learning style of each student.
    • Maintain high standards of academic achievement and positive behavior.
    • Provide high quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive learning environment.
    • Demonstrate professional behavior and a positive attitude.
    • Assign homework that is an extension of what is learned in the classroom and provide corrective feedback.
    • Document ongoing assessment of each child’s academic progress.
    • Consistently inform parents of their child’s progress.
    • Develop ways to involve parents in the school program.
    • Provide information about bullying and take corrective action against bullying.

     

    1. Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in elementary schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement. Specifically, those conferences will be held:

     

    • Parent conferences will be held on 10.25.18 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

     

    1. Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:

     

    • 4 progress reports every 5 weeks
    • 4 quarter reports every 10 weeks

     

    1. Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:

     

    • Staff will be available to parents through setting times to engage in academic/behavior conversations with the teacher.
      • Conversation times can be set with the teacher by email, phone call or notes

     

    1. Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class and to observe classroom activities, as follows:

     

    • Parents will be able to visit classrooms during pre-determined scheduled times.
    • Parents will be expected to sign in at the main office, wear a visitor pass and engage in the lessons as they are taught by the teacher.
    • Parents will be expected to maintain confidentiality with regards to any and all experiences that they have with students and their disclosures within the classroom.

     

    Parent Responsibilities

    We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:

     

    • Monitoring attendance.
    • Ensuring that homework is completed.
    • Monitoring amount of television children watch.
    • Volunteering in child’s classroom.
    • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child’s education.
    • Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.
    • Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child or by mail and responding, as appropriate.
    • Serving, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title I, Part A parent representative on the school’s School Improvement Team, the Title I Policy Advisory Committee, the District-wide Policy Advisory Council, the State’s Committee of Practitioners, the School Support Team or other school advisory or policy groups.

    Student Responsibilities

    We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the state’s high standards.  Specifically, we will:

     

    • Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe – Be a Positive member of School 19
    • Believe that I can learn.
    • Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need it.
    • Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.
    • Give my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.