The purpose of the compensatory education program is to meet the educational needs of economically disadvantaged students. Title 1 participants include students who are at risk of failing in school. The program funds supplemental services needed to raise the academic achievement level of K through 12th grade participants in their academic career. Additional support may be provided through staff development, health, and guidance services.
The advisory committee receives information describing the programs and activities program The CEAC is composed of parents of Title 1 students. Their role is to support the school and work cooperatively to increase academic achievement. Parents have the opportunity to participate in the design and implementation of the program through activities such as developing a parent policy, home-school compacts, parent training, and volunteer participation in school activities.
Functions of the CEAC
The advisory committee shall receive information describing the programs and activities provided with funds from compensatory education. Committee members shall receive training so they can advise the principal on the development of an effective educational program and plan that will raise the achievement of disadvantaged students.
Additionally, the committee shall participate in the following (Board Rule 1370):
Assessment of educational need
Establishment of priorities
Planning the educational program and budget resources
Evaluation of the school and its academic effectiveness
All questions concerning this committee can be directed to LAkisha Clark, Title 1 Coordinator, at (310) 354-5057.