The purpose of the Title II, Part A program is
to increase student achievement consistent with challenging State academic standards,
to improve the quality and effectiveness of teachers, principals and other school leaders,
to increase the number of teachers, principals and other school leaders who are effective in improving student academic achievement in schools, and
to provide low-income and minority student greater access to effective of teachers, principals and other school leaders.
In accordance with Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, all school systems are required to notify parents at the beginning of each school year of their ‘Right to Know’ the professional qualifications of their student’s classroom teachers and paraprofessionals. See "Sample Right to Know" below.
In compliance with the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act, parents may request the following information:
Whether the student’s teacher—
ALSO, In Georgia, in accordance with the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, all schools/programs are required to provide timely notice to parents when students have been assigned or taught for four or more consecutive weeks by a teacher who does not meet applicable state certification or licensure requirements (including professional qualifications developed by the LEA in alignment with an approved charter or strategic waiver application) at the grade level and subject level in which the teacher has been assigned. ESSA Sec. 1112 (e)(1)(B)(ii) In Georgia, notification requirements apply to all teachers in all LEA schools/programs. Notifications must be made within ten business days following the four consecutive weeks. See "SAMPLE 20 Day Notification Guidance" below.