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Title I » The Rights of Parents

The Rights of Parents

Parents have a right to:
  • Request information about Staff Members' credentials. Ask your child's Principal about how to do this and/or check the school's website for information.
  • Know how your child's school is performing. The North Carolina School Report Card for your child's school will be sent home after it is released by the State. This typically occurs in November or December.
  • View Previous school report cards.
  • Understand the Parental Involvement Policy.

What can parents do?
  • Attend school events.
  • Visit your child's classroom as an observer or volunteer.
  • Volunteer for schoolwide projects.
  • Participate on the Parent Advisory Council and School Leadership Team.

What can schools do?
  • Invite parents to take an active role in the total school program.
  • Offer adult programs such as workshops or classes to help parents with academic or parenting skills.
  • Reach out to parents through newsletters, special events, media outlets and/or parent-teacher conferences.