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Title I

Title I was passed in 1965 under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). It is the largest federal assistance program for our nation’s schools. Title I schools receive extra funding (Title I dollars) from the federal government. These dollars are used to:

  • Identify students experiencing academic difficulties and provide assistance to help these students;
  • purchase additional staff, programs, materials, and/or supplies; and
  • conduct parent and family engagement meetings, trainings, events, and/or activities.

Berwyn North 98 will engage parents and families in regular, two-way, and meaningful communication addressing student achievement and ensuring that parents and family members:

  • Play an integral role in assisting their child’s learning,
  • are encouraged to be actively involved in their child’s education, and
  • are included, as appropriate, in decision-making and on advisory committees to assist in the education of their child.

If you would like to request more information about Title I, or to give feedback on any of the items below, please contact Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Emily Crement, at

  • Parent Right to Know in English and Spanish p.39
  • Title I Compact in English and Spanish (p.42-43)
  • Parent Meeting Slides